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Darren Sharper

Judge Denies Release

Shoots Down Bid for House Arrest

3/13/2014 10:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Darren Sharper WILL NOT be released from jail today ... and a judge shot down his request for house arrest ... all because L.A. prosecutors got an assist from the Grand Canyon State. 

Sharper appeared in L.A. County Superior Court this morning ... and asked the judge to be released from his cell since prosecutors in New Orleans have still not made up their minds about charging Sharper with sexual assault. 

FYI -- last week, the judge had said that if N.O. didn't charge, Sharper would be released on bail.

But that was before Arizona stepped in with its own charges ... and today in court, the judge said that since Darren was formally charged in AZ, she could NOT release him because the sexual assault charges in Arizona are "non-bondable."

Sharper's attorneys told the judge that they have an agreement with AZ prosecutors that Sharper will be allowed to turn himself in ... instead of being forcibly extradited ... but the judge didn't budge and ordered Darren to stay behind bars until the next hearing. 

Sharper's team asked for Sharper to be released on house arrest -- but the judge rejected that as well.

The next hearing is set for March 24.

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Garywayneb    

Wow! That's pretty serious! It's sad to know also.

187 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Good

187 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

The problem as I see it is that Sharper is an EX football player. Those clowns are a dime a dozen in the felony rape game.
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Darren, you should have done all your raping while you were still an all pro or in college. Then the criminal justice system would have been kissing your azz while giving you the keys to the city. Just ask Kobe or Ben" Roethlisberger, the HeisRape winner Jameis Winston, or any number of college and pro ball player.
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But you just had to do it now that you're just a wash up all pro. Sorry, your day is passed - but think how popular you'll be in jail . . . those lifers HATE rapists.

187 days ago

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