Court date for Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin pushed back to August

It looks like it will at least be another month or so before there is resolution to legal issues facing Seattle backup quarterback Trevone Boykin.

One of the questions hanging over the Seahawks as they headed into the off-season — the resolution of backup quarterback Trevone Boykin’s legal issues arising from two arrests related to an incident in Dallas in March — will apparently wait a little longer for an answer.

An appearance Boykin had scheduled in Dallas County Criminal Court for July 14 relating to misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and public intoxication has instead been rescheduled to Tuesday Aug. 22, a court spokesperson said via e-mail Monday.

A reason for the rescheduling was not immediately given. Boykin had been set for the July 14 date following an arraignment in May.

The Aug. 22 appearance would come in between the Seahawks’ second and third preseason games — Seattle hosts the Vikings on Aug. 18 and the Chiefs on Aug. 25.

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The upshot is that there apparently won’t be any resolution on Boykin’s situation heading into training camp and that it’s possible it could linger into the regular season.

Boykin was arrested on March 27 following an incident in which he was a passenger in a car that hit the Sidebar Bar in Dallas, also hitting seven people on a crowded sidewalk. Seven people were taken to the hospital with injuries that included a broken ankle and a dislocated arm, according to police and other reports. Boykin, who played at Texas Christian University in nearby Fort Worth, was arrested at the scene for possession of more than two ounces of marijuana and public intoxication.

Boykin was arrested again the following week when it was determined that the arrests violated his probation from another incident in December, 2015, when he pleaded guilty to a…

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