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SAN FRANCISCO — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has been found guilty of the most serious felony of a crime for which he has been tried for more than a decade, the jury decided Thursday.
The jury deliberated for about an hour before returning their verdict, which means they could not reach a unanimous verdict, but a guilty verdict means Carr will spend the rest of his life in prison.
The verdict came after two days of deliberation in Oakland County Superior Court, in a case that began when Carr was indicted on a felony charge in 2014.
Carr was charged with a felony count of conspiracy to commit burglary and attempted burglary in the burglary of a home in Fremont, Calif., in 2016.
Prosecutors alleged Carr and his girlfriend broke into the home, then broke into another home and stole cash, jewelry and other items.
Carr pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burglary in 2017 and was sentenced to a year in jail and three years of supervised release.
Carr is the second Raiders player to be convicted of a felony.
Former defensive end Khalil Mack was convicted of burglary and assault in 2014 and sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2017.
Carr was sentenced in 2017 to one year in prison for conspiracy to steal property, a misdemeanor.
Raidership owner Mark Davis was also convicted of conspiracy in 2017 after prosecutors alleged he and his wife, Tiffany, had allegedly planned to burglarize and steal a house in San Jose, Calif.
The Raiders’ offense against Carr included breaking into the Fremont home, which was a residence he was living in.
Prosecutors said Carr and Tiffany knew that Carr and two others were inside the home when they broke in, but that Carr had no way of knowing they were inside because he was watching TV.
In his own testimony during the trial, Carr denied breaking into anyone’s home.
The jury heard that Carr admitted breaking into a house but argued that the home was his.
Carr told the jury that he never intended to burgle a home and that he had never intended for the burglars to go into the house.
The Raiders did not offer any rebuttals during the proceedings.
Crowds of supporters, including fans and other Raiders fans, crowded the courtroom for nearly two hours after the verdict was announced, including a few who chanted for Carr’s release and a number who chanted, “Carr, Carr.”
Cummings, who was wearing a black and white Raiders cap, looked on from the gallery, with his attorneys saying he could not be in court at the time.
Crowder, who has been with the Raiders since 2007, has said he did not know Carr was in jail.
A hearing for Carr is set for July 23.