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Ex-Wildcat Dean pleads not guilty

2010-06-30T00:00:00Z 2014-09-15T09:07:36Z Ex-Wildcat Dean pleads not guiltyRyan Finley Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 30, 2010 12:00 am  • 

Former Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Delashaun Dean pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Tucson City Court to a misdemeanor weapons charge, the result of an arrest this month.

Dean was arraigned in judge Michael Pollard's court at 8:30 a.m. He will return to court Aug. 4 with a lawyer. Dean, 21, said he was hoping to settle his case quickly. Many first-time misdemeanor offenders are offered diversion and a $200 fine by the court; Dean was not.

"I was hoping for it to be over today," he said. "I was definitely hoping for (diversion), but I think that offer will be on the table next time, or hopefully, they'll drop" the charge.

Wearing a white dress shirt and jeans, Dean spoke quietly when asked for his plea. He spent the rest of the 90-minute meeting sitting alone in the third row of Court 2. Dean was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon early in the morning of June 19.

Tucson Police Department officers were called to an IHOP Restaurant on North Oracle Road at about 2:40 a.m. after a patron reported seeing Dean flash a gun in his waistband.

Dean was frisked for weapons, according to reports, but officers found nothing. Shortly thereafter, officers found two semiautomatic handguns underneath Dean's car, a late-model Chrysler 300, according to reports.

Dean's case will have no bearing on his future at Arizona. Suspended by coach Mike Stoops a week ago, Dean has decided to transfer to Texas A&M-Kingsville. Dean said he hopes to leave for Texas on Monday.

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  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 7 2 0 0.778 10 3 0 0.769
USC 6 3 0 0.667 8 4 0 0.667
UCLA 6 3 0 0.667 9 3 0 0.750
Arizona State 6 3 0 0.667 9 3 0 0.750
Utah 5 4 0 0.556 8 4 0 0.667
Colorado 0 9 0 0.000 2 10 0 0.167

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  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Oregon 8 1 0 0.889 12 1 0 0.923
Stanford 5 4 0 0.556 7 5 0 0.583
Washington 4 5 0 0.444 8 5 0 0.615
Cal 3 6 0 0.333 5 7 0 0.417
Washington State 2 7 0 0.222 3 9 0 0.250
Oregon State 2 7 0 0.222 5 7 0 0.417
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