A judge lowered John Goodman’s $7 million bond to $4 million and cut off his 24-hour sheriff’s deputy detail on Wednesday, but kept the Wellington polo mogul on the house arrest he was under before his DUI manslaughter conviction was overturned this month.
Goodman’s defense attorneys had hoped that Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath would restore the $100,000 bail Goodman was released on before his March 2012 trial in the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson. But Colbath, calling Goodman “a considerable flight risk” even without a passport, made the rare decision to leave in place most of the more stringent conditions that were part of Goodman’s release as he appealed his conviction.
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