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Florida prosecutors still want to prosecute Robert Kraft on misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution

Florida prosecutors Monday signaled they remain determined to prosecute Kraft on two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution.

Miami Gardens, FL - 9/15/2019 - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Hard Rock Stadium.  The New England Patriots visit the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL.  -  (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section:  Sports, Reporter:  James M. McBride, Topic:  16Patriots-Dolphins, LOID:  9.0.875742716.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Hard Rock Stadium. –(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

Florida prosecutors Monday signaled they remain determined to prosecute New England Patriots owner Robert K. Kraft on two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution as they asked an appeals court for a second extension to prepare their case.

Prosecutors were supposed to file their legal briefs on Monday, but prosecutors said they need at least 15 more days to address what they consider complex legal issues raised by the use of secretly installed surveillance cameras to investigate prostitution and alleged human trafficking.

The Kraft case and two other related prosecutions “impact not only this case, but also the power of law enforcement to utilize delayed-notice, non-audio video surveillance – which this Court has called video surveillance a ‘valuable tool in fighting crime’ – to combat a range of organized criminal enterprises, including human trafficking, racketeering, and narcotics,’’ prosecutors wrote in a court filing.