Smith will face a hearing on July 30 to discuss the matter, Los
Angeles City Attorney's Office spokesman Frank Mateljan told USA
Today Sports by email Tuesday.
"A City Attorney Office hearing is administered by members of the
City Attorney's office in lieu of a criminal filing," Mateljan wrote
in the email. "Involved parties are scheduled to attend and give
their account of the incident. The individuals are then admonished
about the applicable laws and given suggestions on how to avoid
similar incidents in the future."
The office reserves the right to file charges up to one year after
the April 13 incident.
Smith, 24, has faced a tumultuous year with several off-field
incidents. He missed five games after voluntarily checking himself
into a substance abuse program, and faces a July 25 sentencing
hearing on weapons and DUI charges from two unrelated incidents.
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Free agent quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested and charged with
boating while intoxicated over the weekend in South Texas, according
to multiple reports.
Kolb was arrested on Saturday and released on $3,000 bond, with the
story originally reported by 956sports.com and confirmed through the
Willacy County Sheriff's office.
Kolb, 29, missed all of last season following a concussion suffered
during training camp and was released by the Buffalo Bills in March
after failing a physical.
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Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel apparently is not heeding the
advice of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and former NFL Hall of
Manziel, who said last week that he would not change his lifestyle
for anyone, spent Monday night partying in Hollywood with pop star
Justin Bieber, boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and Tyrese.
Police were called to the house twice - once because of noise and
also because of the crowd of fans gathered outside the home.
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The Miami Dolphins signed Daryn Colledge to a one-year deal to
bolster their depth along their revamped offensive line.
Colledge spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals
following five seasons with the Green Bay Packers.
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Two days after the Bills kick off their 2014 NFL regular season,
Buffalo defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is scheduled to appear in
court to face street racing charges.
If convicted of the most serious of the charges - reckless
endangerment in the second degree - Dareus could face up to a year
Dareus crashed a 2012 Jaguar into a tree outside a restaurant after
crossing two lanes of oncoming traffic in the afternoon on May 30,
according to al.com.
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The Dallas Cowboys acquired linebacker Rolando McClain from the
Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday. In return, the Cowboys will send a
sixth-round draft pick for the 24-year-old McClain and a
seventh-round pick from the Ravens. (Editing by Gene Cherry)
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