San Diego Prosecutors to Investigate Kobe Bryant Church Incident

by September 22, 2011

The San Diego police are handing the uniquely bizarre Kobe church case — which Bryant’s legal team flatly dismissed — over to prosecutors for a closer look, according to TMZ: “A parishioner at the St. Theresa of Carmel Church filed a police report last month against the L.A. Lakers star, claiming Kobe ripped a cell phone out of his hand in church, accusing the man of trying to take Kobe’s picture. Law enforcement sources tell us … the case will be referred to the San Diego City Attorney, but cops think at best it would be filed as a misdemeanor battery, which carries a maximum sentence of 6 months in jail.”