Dontrelle released a statement through his attorneys.
The statement also said: "I acknowledge the seriousness of the situation and I understand that there is a legal process that needs to be followed. As I respect this process, the police and those involved, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time."
The article goes on to say:
Willis at this point in the proceedings really can't say much more than that. Since anything more would be a public admission of guilt, statements of complete contrition, if necessary, will come after the trial, assuming the whole process is played out.
The Willis' arrest has already been picked up by most newspapers and also by many blogs, too numerable to link to. Which is understandable, of course, since he is the face of the baseball team and a good guy who is charged with an act of stupidity.
The exposure doesn't end with the newspapers, blogs or even local television. The event was also picked up by VH1 in their: The 10 Best 10 Best Lists of 2006, #4: The 10 Best Celebrity Encounters With the Law
He is innocent until a guilty verdict is rendered by the courts, but even if all charges are dropped, this is going to follow him for quite some time.