Ex-Football Player's Hearing Postponed Until October
Andrew Monaghan was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly interfering with a police officer's investigation of a noise complaint at a party.
A municipal court hearing for a former Wayne Hills High School football player charged with disorderly conduct has been postponed until next month.
Andrew Monaghan was scheduled to appear in municipal court Tuesday but the hearing has been postponed until Oct. 9, said municipal court administrator Lori Ellicott.
The hearing was already postponed once before. Monaghan also waived his first court appearance in July.
The disorderly conduct charge stems from an incident at a party in July.
Monaghan reportedly interfered with a police officer that was investigating a noise complaint at the party. The officer was trying to interview an individual at the residence when Monagahn allegedly encouraged the person not to give the officer his name and urged him to shut the door on the officer.
The charge carries a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.
Monaghan is one of the nine Hills football players charged with two counts of aggravated assault stemming from an incident at a party last October. He was the only adult at the time the charges were filed in November.
If convicted of the disorderly conduct charge, Monaghan may also have to go to trial on the aggravated assault charges. He was accepted into a pretrial intervention program in February.
If he is found guilty of disorderly conduct, Monaghan’s status in a special probation program he entered to avoid a trial on the assault charges could be jeopardized.