Tampa Bay Times

Tiger pleads guilty in deal, avoids jail

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Tiger Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a deal that will keep him out of jail as long as he stays out of trouble, resolving charges from a May arrest after he was found passed out in his Mercedes with prescripti­on drugs and marijuana in his system. Woods, 41, spoke only briefly during a hearing in Palm Beach Gardens, answering the judge’s questions about his plea agreement, which includes a year of probation. Prosecutor­s dropped a driving under the influence charge, and the judge warned him to behave. Woods didn’t make a statement at the hearing or outside the courthouse.

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