Don't expect Bonds to seek a plea agreement

Updated: November 16, 2007, 9:48 AM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

Barry Bonds testified to the grand jury in San Francisco in December of 2003. He has been indicted nearly four years later. What took so long?

While some law enforcement officials wanted to indict Bonds much earlier, others did not. When the BALCO investigation began, it was announced in Washington, D.C., by then Attorney General John Ashcroft. He wanted a fast and vigorous prosecution. But in San Francisco, at the time of Bonds' testimony before the grand jury, the U.S. Attorney ...

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