Nephew of NY Giants owner charged with hitting man over the head with a bottle

Posted By KATE STANTON,  |  Feb. 26, 2013 at 2:02 PM
share with facebook
share with twitter

John Mara, who holds the same name as his uncle, New York Giants owner John Mara, turned himself into police on charges that he nearly killed a partygoer by hitting him over the head with a bottle.

According to the Connecticut Post, the 22-year-old Fairfield University student and resident of Mount Kisco, N.Y., attended a New Year's Eve party in Fairfield, Conn., where the alleged assault took place. After a two-month investigation, police charged Mara with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.

“He intends to address the charges in court,” Mara's lawyer, William Dow, told The Journal News. “We’re confident that a jury will find him not guilty.”

Out on $150,000 bond, Mara is due in court March 8.

A Giants rep said the team wouldn't comment on the incident.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories