Alec Baldwin Pleads Not Guilty to New Rust Charges
Written by oasis96.3 on February 1, 2024
Baldwin, 65, entered his plea Wednesday as he waived his right to an arraignment, according to New Mexico court documents. He filed the documents in Santa Fe County court the day before his scheduled arraignment. after he was indicted by a New Mexico grand jury in relation to the shooting for a second time on Jan. 19.
According to the court docs, Baldwin has been released on his personal recognizance. As part of the conditions of his release, Baldwin must obey all local, state and federal laws, may not possess a firearm or dangerous weapon, may not consume drugs or alcohol and may not leave the country without written permission from the court.
The court has allowed him to promote Rust but he may not discuss the accident with anyone on production who may testify or the alleged victim(s).
The actor was previously charged with involuntary manslaughter in January 2023 before the criminal case against him was delayed when charges were dropped three months later; he now faces charges of involuntary manslaughter (negligent use of a firearm) or alternatively, involuntary manslaughter (without due caution or circumspection).