Russ Martin Pleads No Contest to Assault Charge
Ex-radio host will serve two years probation as part of plea agreement
Live 105.3 talk show host Russ Martin's mug shot after his arrest on assault charges in July 2008.
Ex-radio host Russ Martin plead no contest to assault charges today as part of a plea agreement.
Martin will serve two years probation, be required to take battery counseling, pay a $1,000 fine, and have "no harmful or injurious content" with the victim.
Prosecutor Sean Colston told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram if Martin violates his parole, he could face one year in jail.
Martin formerly hosted "The Russ Martin Show" on 105.3 KLLI-FM before the station switched formats in December of 2008.
Published at 8:26 PM CDT on Jul 16, 2009