John Goodman will remain in Palm Beach County Jail until at least Dec. 18, after Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath on Monday rescheduled a hearing concerning the convicted polo mogul's appellate bond.
Goodman, 49, was expected in court on Nov. 26, but his attorneys requested the delay because of a scheduling conflict.
Prosecutors are preparing to ask the judge to permanently revoke Goodman's $7 million bond, which followed his May sentencing to 16 years in prison for DUI-manslaughter. A jury found him guilty of driving drunk and causing a February 2010 crash that killed Scott Wilson, 23.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies said Goodman on Oct. 10 destroyed his ankle monitoring device with a handheld mirror, while on guarded house arrest at his Wellington mansion. He was booked in the county jail immediately after the incident.
Attorneys for Goodman — heir to a Texas manufacturing fortune and founder of International Polo Club Palm Beach — said the ankle monitor broke accidentally.
In September, Goodman's legal team appealed his conviction on several grounds, including improper court rulings, prosecutorial misconduct, and a juror's drinking experiment during deliberations.
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