Henry Ruggs Ordered To Appear In Court Over Missed Breath Test

Henry Ruggs was just ordered to show up in court next Monday … after a judge said the former Las Vegas Raiders star missed a required breath test.

The NFL player’s attorneys were in court Wednesday over a separate matter in the DUI crash case … when the judge presiding over the hearing said Ruggs did not properly submit a breath test earlier this month.

As part of the conditions of Ruggs’ release … the 22-year-old must submit to alcohol testing several times a day — but the judge said he missed one of his required check-ins.

Ruggs’ attorney, David Chesnoff, acknowledged the missed test … but added that Ruggs had “self-tested” just minutes later.

“He’s been dutiful,” Chesnoff said. “Completely dutiful.”

The judge didn’t seem to care much though … responding, “It doesn’t matter. He still missed it so I would like to see your client.”

The proceedings next Monday will be the first time Ruggs has been seen in public since he was in court on Nov. 3 — the day after he crashed his Corvette into another car in Las Vegas, killing a woman and her dog.

At that hearing, in which Ruggs posted bond and was released from custody, the football player showed up in a wheelchair while wearing a neck brace.

As we previously reported, Ruggs has been hit with 5 charges — including four felonies — after authorities say he was drunk and speeding just before the fatal crash.

Ruggs is facing over 50 years behind bars if convicted on all counts.

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