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Judge Cancels Rod Stewart's Trial, Sets Plea Deal Hearing

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Court records show the hearing with Judge August Bonavita is set for Oct. 22 regarding a plea agreement to close the case.
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has canceled the trial for rock icon Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a hearing next month to discuss a plea deal to resolve charges stemming from a New Year's Eve altercation with a hotel security guard nearly two years ago.

Court records show the hearing with Judge August Bonavita is set for Oct. 22 regarding a plea agreement to close the case without their needing to appear in court. The trial had been scheduled to begin Tuesday but was canceled on Thursday.

If convicted, the Stewarts were facing a year in jail, or…
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