Roger Clemens Found NOT GUILTY of All 6 Counts in Perjury Case [AUDIO]
Former Houston Astros pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty on Monday of all charges in a Washington, D.C. U.S. District Court relating to charges stemming from his sworn deposition to a House Oversite Committee on Government Reform in early 2008.
Clemens was found not guilty on all six charges levied against him by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The charges that Clemens was acquitted of are the following:
Count 1: Obstructing Congress
Count 2: Making false statements regarding Clemens use of HGH in his deposition
Count 3: Making false statements in his deposition when denying using steroids
Count 4: Making false statements in his deposition when his former trainer Brian McNamee injected him with a vitamin B-12 shot
Count 5: Committed perjury when testifying at the hearing that he never received HGH from McNamee
Count 6) Committed perjury when he testified at the hearing he had never taken steroids
Listen below to Clemens statement following the jury’s decision outside the Courthouse:
Several former and current baseball players testified in the case for and against Clemens including from Houston Astros and New York Yankee teammate Andy Pettitte testifying against Clemens.
The ten-week trial capped off a five-year investigation by the Feds into Clemens use of HGH and steroids during his illustrious career.