Earlier this week, news broke that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft would be offered a plea deal by prosecutors. He didn't wait long to respond, after reports stated Kraft would not be accepting the deal.
As a result, video footage of Kraft allegedly receiving sexual acts in a Jupiter, Florida massage parlor could be released. According to NFL insider Clarence Hill Jr., Martin County Sheriff William Snyder expects the video to be be released once the investigation is over.
On Friday afternoon, Kraft's attorney looked to get out ahead of the matter.
His attorney, William Burck, provided a statement to ESPN calling out the manner in which law enforcement obtained the evidence against Kraft and others in the case.
"There was no human trafficking and law enforcement knows it," Burck said in a statement to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
"The video and the traffic stop were illegal and law enforcement just doesn’t want to admit it. The state attorney needs to step up and do the right thing and investigate how the evidence in this case was obtained."
Kraft pleaded not guilty to two counts of soliciting a prostitute.
The Patriots owner is due to appear in court on March 28.