Adrian Clayborn trial moved to March

Published: December 16 2009 | 1:45 pm - Updated: 30 March 2014 | 3:45 pm in
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The trial for University of Iowa football player Adrian Clayborn has been moved.

Starting defensive end Clayborn, 21, of Iowa City, is charged with assault causing bodily injury for a Jan. 18 incident.

His attorney, Matthew Petrzelka, from Cedar Rapids, filled for continuance Tuesday for the pretrial conference originally set for Jan. 6 and trial for Jan. 19.

The pretrial conference is now set for Feb 17 and trial is set for March 1.

According to a criminal complaint, Clayborn punched the driver of a cab who honked at him during a traffic jam at South Johnson and Bowery streets at 1:58 a.m. Jan. 18. Clayborn got out of his vehicle, reached in the driverís side window and struck the victim in the face, causing minor injuries, according to the complaint. A friend had to restrain Clayborn and pull him back to their vehicle, the complaint states.

Assault causing bodily injury is a serious misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in prison and a $1,875 fine.

Clayborn has pleaded not guilty.

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