Skip to comments.Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper due in court on drug, rape charges [NFL network employee, 5 state spree]
Posted on 02/20/2014 9:37:36 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Former NFL star Darren Sharper is set to be arraigned Thursday in Los Angeles on rape and drug charges in an investigation into allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted at least seven women in four states.
Sharper, 38, was charged last week with seven rape and drug counts involving four women he allegedly met at a West Hollywood nightclub. Court documents filed Friday revealed additional allegations in Las Vegas, New Orleans and Tempe, Ariz., that are all still under investigation.
The former New Orleans Saints safety appeared in court for the first time Friday but did not enter a plea as his arraignment was pushed to Thursday afternoon.
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Will CeeLo Green be there providing moral support .. for Sharpe?
Low intelligence and poor impulse control.
Aaaaawwwww, isn’t that precious — Just in time for Black History Month!
Please, don’t talk about elevating the black youth up to meet higher standards — Instead be offended that there are higher standards.
Insanity - doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Miami media says a 2013 report of a rape in Miami Beach is being investigated....
So we are expected to believe that this guy has a string of victims all across the nation.....and NO ONE REPORTED IT? The NFL was COMPLETELY UNAWARE of these allegations, right?
Maybe if the media and the NFL were LESS CONCERNED with trying to make everyone OVERJOYED about Michael Sam, they might be able to find a way to address the problems of Darren Sharper’s alleged victims.
Come to think of it, he raped me too!/S
Since this is the first he’s faced charges it seems unlikely the NFL knew anything about this stuff before. Also note these all happened between Sept of last year and Jan of this, there’s no allegations from his playing days. The bad news for the NFL is this all happened while he was under their employ, he’s now suspended without pay, but they’ll definitely be having some meetings on the fallout of having paid him to be in those cities (assuming charges ever get filed outside the LA case, right now the others are just allegations).
It’s very hard to prove a rape under these conditions. He’ll say it was consensual, and the jury won’t all believe it wasn’t.
The ONLY difference in this case was that when the victim became conscious she had the presence of mind to grab the shot glass and put it in her purse. That’s the proof that now makes all the other “alleged” victims stories suddenly become a very credible pattern.
Says every shyster lawyer about every sleazy client.
“The ONLY difference in this case was that when the victim became conscious she had the presence of mind to grab the shot glass and put it in her purse. Thats the proof that now makes all the other alleged victims stories suddenly become a very credible pattern.”
Sure, but that doesn’t prove that the drug actually came from this guy. Any idiot can get an Rx for Ambien.
Half the “women” at places like this drink until they blackout and around 25% end up in bed with someone they just met there.
If you’re an ex footballer with enough money to buy a table, you don’t need to drug and rape passed-out people. The chicks will line up to sit on your lap, follow you home in groups and try to outdo each other in bed.
The guy here is a known millionaire and I’d say this is a very likely case of extortion.
to put it another way...they should be less concerned with where Sam puts his Peter and more concerned with where Sharper puts his Johnson.
One woman, maybe. This many? No.
I’m an adviser for a fraternity. Roofies are a real problem.
Let me put it to you this way. If you are out drinking with your buds and you drink too much, are you asking to be raped?
If “roofies” are used, alcohol consumption isn’t really the issue, is it?
That’s how you get the roofies in them.
Yes, but the amount of alcohol consumed isn’t an issue. Correct?
I’m sorry. I took exception to what I perceived to be “blaming the victim”. Having read many of your posts, I’m sure that was not your intent.
I’m pretty sure Darren used roofies to accomplish his task. It’s the usual method.
I have a daughter in college.
It seems to be a serious problem.
It’s a time that is, or should be, a happy one, but I can imagine that many parents today have at least some concern about the potential dangers surrounding a girl in college these days. This kind of thing didn’t happen when I was in college.