ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) – A University of Central Florida (UCF) soccer participant is becoming charged with sexual battery following University police say he had intercourse with an unconscious sufferer following a occasion.
The UCF Police Section says that the soccer participant, discovered as Demetreius Mayes Jr., and the sufferer consumed various alcoholic drinks collectively on September 15th. They ongoing to do so at a occasion off-campus. The sufferer and the victim’s roommate still left the occasion and went to UCF’s Tower 4. They accepted a ride there from various males.
The sufferer told police that the next point the sufferer remembers is becoming taken to a area upstairs. The sufferer does not recall what happened when they entered the area, but does don’t forget becoming awakened by anyone banging on the doorway. The sufferer was wholly naked. The sufferer set on dresses and exited the area.
In accordance to the arrest affidavit, Demetreius Mayes Jr. told police that he took the sufferer to his area with the intent of engaging in intercourse and that the sufferer consented to it. He also told police the sufferer told him “I are not able to do this” and he stopped engaging in intercourse. He permitted the sufferer to get dressed and depart.
Police say that various of the defendant’s teammates had been existing at the time of the incident. The arrest affidavit states that they believed the sufferer was intoxicated and attempted to stop Demetreius Mayes Jr. from engaging in intercourse. They knocked on his doorway for various minutes right up until the sufferer exited. They then escorted the sufferer to the foyer. They say the sufferer was visibly upset and crying.
UCF Police says that the sufferer was unable to connect an unwillingness to have interaction in intercourse. For that reason, possible trigger exists to demand Demetreius Mayes Jr. with Sexual Battery to a Physically Helpless Particular person.
Demetreius Mayes Jr. saw a judge on Monday and was granted a $10,000 bond. He was purchased to have no get in touch with with the sufferer and he is prohibited from having or making use of alcohol or drugs.
Demetreius Mayes Jr. is a freshman linebacker for UCF. The University’s soccer coach Josh Heupel claimed in a assertion that Mayes is suspended indefinitely from soccer activities. See extra of what he claimed underneath.
UCF Police Chief Carl Metzger spoke on the incident, expressing that “The UCF Police Section is fully commited to a complete, specialist investigation of all felony incidents reported to us, and we’re dedicated to a culture of treatment that starts by believing the brave survivors who find our support. This survivor’s well-becoming will go on to be a priority for our office and our university.”
Metzger also went on to say that he is “proud of the officers and detectives who dedicated by themselves to this circumstance. I also take pleasure in the steps of the bystanders to this incident who stepped up to assist anyone in need they set an example of compassion and thing to consider that we all must attempt for.”
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