Robert Kraft is standing by his innocence, it appears.
The New England Patriots owner has formally pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution, according to court records obtained Thursday by TMZ Sports.
"The defendant Robert Kraft hereby pleads not guilty to all charges and requests a non-jury trial in the above-styled cause," the records read, per TMZ Sports.
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Kraft issued a statement last Friday "categorically" denying his illegal activity after Palm Beach County police brought charges against him and 24 others following a months-long investigation into illegal prostitution.
Yet officials claim they have surveillance video footage of Kraft entering the Orchids of Asia Day Spa on two separate occasions and paying money in exchange for sexual acts.
The Patriots owners' arraignment is set for March 27, moved up nearly a month from its original April 24 date.
UPDATE (2 p.m. ET): ESPN's Michele Steele shared official documentation of Kraft's not-guilty pleas for both charges, along with context about what it means for his case.
Here are Robert Kraft’s not guilty pleas - prosecutors can start sharing evidence, including video/receipts, with defense. pic.twitter.com/LaS4k98B5a— Michele Steele (@ESPNMichele) February 28, 2019
Pleading not guilty is pretty standard procedure in criminal cases- his side can continue negotiating w prosecutors about the charges, and he does not need to appear in court.— Michele Steele (@ESPNMichele) February 28, 2019
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