Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice now has a date for his arraignment. It is set to take place on April 28 in Atlantic City, commencing around 8:45 am. Rice was indicted for aggravated assault last week from an incident that took place on February 15 involving Janay Palmer, who was Rice's fiancee at the time. Rice and Palmer got married last Friday.
At the arraignment, Rice will be read his charges. He will then go through a process where he could enter a plea or face charges. If convicted, Rice could face three to five years of prison time. However, being a first-time offender and his good reputation around the community in Baltimore, Rice could be cut some slack and could avoid jail time.
The NFL has yet to make a decision on Rice's punishment as they will wait for all the facts to come out. The Ravens have continued to stick by Rice throughout this whole process and released a statement last week:
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This is part of the due process for Ray. We know there is more to Ray Rice than this one incident.