Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs accused of drugging, sexually assaulting woman when she was in college
Days after the alleged January 1991 assault, Joie Dickerson-Neal says DeVanté Swing of the ‘90s R&B group Jodeci told her that he viewed a tape showing her and Combs. He feared speaking out due to Combs’ fame, according to the suit.
2 ministers, one with ties to Baylor University, accused of forcing kids to perform sex acts in sauna at Houston home
A former Houston minister who is a registered sex offender is accused of grooming young people for decades, with the most recent allegations coming from a child who said they were forced to perform depraved sexual acts in front of adults.
Northside coach who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting multiple girls on his team sentenced to 35 years in prison
Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced on Thursday that a youth sports coach from Houston’s northside has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girls on his team.
Lawsuit claims Dairy Queen corp. failed to protect minor worker who was sexually assaulted by supervisor in Huffman
A lawsuit was filed Monday in Harris County on behalf of a minor who alleges her outcries were ignored after she reported being repeatedly sexually abused and assaulted by her former shift supervisor at a Dairy Queen restaurant in Huffman, Texas.
Registered sex offender receives double life sentences for sexually abusing 13-year-old at hair salon in Richmond
A 63-year-old registered sex offender will now spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old during her hair appointment in 2020, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.
Live phone bank: KPRC, Houston Area Women’s Center taking calls about domestic violence, human trafficking
KPRC 2 and our community partners at Energy Transfer and Houston Christian University are proud to host a phone bank with volunteers from Houston Area Women’s Center today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Houston GOP activist knew for years of child sex abuse claims against Southern Baptist leader, law partner
Under oath, outspoken anti-gay activist Jared Woodfill said he was told in 2004 that Paul Pressler had sexually abused a minor. But Woodfill did not cut ties with the Southern Baptist leader — and said he had no knowledge of Pressler’s alleged behavior when another young man came forward about alleged sexual misconduct in 2016.
Mother of 6-year-old allegedly sexually assaulted on Aldine ISD bus demands district take action
The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 11-year-old on a school bus is calling for Aldine ISD officials to take action to prevent any other child from being harmed, as well as demanding for a thorough and transparent investigation into circumstances that made these assaults possible in the first place.
Where is Eduardo Pineda? Police searching for fugitive accused of sexually assaulting a child in 2020
Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Special Victims Division are asking for the public’s help in locating a fugitive who is wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years old.
Community activists seeking answers from Aldine ISD after 6-year-old sexually assaulted on school bus by older student
Community activists Quannell X and Dr. Candace Matthews, with the Rainbow Push Coalition, are calling for change and accountability after they say a 6-year-old Aline ISD student was sexually assaulted on the back of a district school bus on Feb. 1 by an older male student who attends a different school.
Montgomery County deputies searching for more possible victims of physical therapist accused of sexual assault, secretly recording patients
A physical therapist in The Woodlands has been arrested for sexual assault and allegedly recording patients without their permission, according to the Montgomery County Precinct 3 Office.
Pearland woman who sexually assaulted man at bar sentenced to 20 years, authorities say
A Pearland woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in brutally beating and sexually assaulting a man at a northwest Harris County bar in 2021, Harris County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Have you seen him? 59-year-old man wanted for sexually abusing child for nearly 2 years, police say
Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department Special Victims Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a fugitive (Jose Antonio Zavala) who is accused of sexually abusing a child for nearly two years.
Michigan man sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for having sexual relationship with 11-year-old Houston girl
A 59-year-old Michigan resident has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison following his conviction for coercion and enticement of a minor, U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery announced Friday.
Former Texas peace officer sentenced to 10 years for sexually assaulting at least 2 women during ‘ghost hunting’ trips
A former Texas reserve peace officer, deemed the “ghost hunter,” has reached a plea deal after being convicted of sexually assaulting two women, but prosecutors said there were more victims.
In the Army, you’re more likely to be detained for drugs than sexual assault
A first-of-its-kind analysis reveals that, on average, Army soldiers had to face at least eight counts of sexual offenses before their commanders detained them ahead of trial as often as soldiers charged with drug or burglary crimes.
Man accused of sexually assaulting multiple women near infamous Bissonnet Track in SW Houston, DPS searching for more victims
A man accused of sexually assaulting multiple women in the area of southwest Houston’s infamous Bissonnet Track has been arrested, but investigators feel there could be more victims out there.
Man accused of sexually assaulting woman in March while walking on trail in Fresno arrested, charged: FBCSO
Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan, along with Major Rudy Castaneda and Captain Dalia Simons with the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division provided details on the arrest of a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a trail in Fresno.
‘Defcon 1′: Two more lawsuits to be filed against former Texans QB Deshaun Watson, bringing total to 26, sources say
Legal woes continue for former Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson as attorney Tony Buzbee is in the process of filing two more lawsuits against the embattled NFL star, bringing the total number to 26, KPRC 2 has learned.
‘Scheming rapist’ sentenced to 37 years for luring woman to Houston motel, sexually assaulting, then robbing her of $500, DA says
A 38-year-old Houston man who raped a woman after using the internet to lure her to a motel has been sentenced to 37 years in prison, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Tuesday.
4-year-old watching cartoons molested by plumber while his boss, girl’s parents in home, DA says
An apprentice plumber from Spring Branch has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for molesting a 4-year-old girl in the living room of her home while his boss and the girl’s parents were looking at an upstairs bathroom, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Thursday.
‘Should never work around women’: Deputy accused of sexually assaulting woman after nightclub had prior charge involving child
A woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy after leaving a popular Midtown nightclub has filed a lawsuit, with her lawyer saying the officer should have never been allowed to work around women due to his previous criminal charges.
‘Throwing urine, feces or all-out assault’: Sheriff Gonzalez discusses obstacles staffers face at Harris County Jail
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez discussed on Wednesday the sexual assault of a sergeant at the Harris County Jail, in addition to many other issues at the facility. He laid it all out during a press conference, speaking about the assault of the officer, the stress of the staff and the “bad and tough actors” the “underpaid” guards have to oversee on a daily basis.
WANTED: Man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting Memorial Park jogger
Houston police need the public’s assistance getting a brutal rapist off the streets. The cold-blooded criminal allegedly kidnapped, robbed and sexually assaulted a jogger in Memorial Park while she was training for a marathon. Terrian Leescott Brewer, 30, is wanted for aggravated sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery.
Prosecutors: Man raped teen, lived under her bed for 3 weeks
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who authorities say lived under a teenage girl’s bed in her Ohio home for three weeks has been charged with sexually assaulting her and taking nude images of her. Jaret Wright, 20, of Barberton, met the girl online, according to the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office. The teen knew he was living under her bed in the Cincinnati home but her mother was unaware. Authorities did not say how the mother eventually learned Wright was in the residence. It’s also unclear if Wright was in and out of the home during the time authorities say he was living under the girl’s bed.
HCSO seeking victims of man charged with sexual assault
HOUSTON – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is searching for victims in connection to a man who is currently in jail for sexual assault. Stanley Cosey, 45, is currently charged with three counts of sexual assault. Our Adult Special Crimes Unit investigators are asking other potential victims of 45-year-old Stanley Cosey, who is charged with three counts of sexual assault, to come forward. Cosey overpowered the victim and began to sexually assault her, according to deputies. Anyone with information about Cosey is urged to call the Adult Special Crimes Unit at 713-274-9370 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).
US Army crowdsources ideas to combat sexual assault crisis
In this Monda, Feb. 22, 2021 photo released by the U.S. Army, Sgt. The 18th Airborne Corps says they plan to implement parts of all seven pitches heard at the presentation. Taylor Knueven always knew sexual assault and harassment plagued the U.S. Army. Last week, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said at his first Pentagon news conference that reducing sexual assault is one of his top priorities and that he would introduce stronger efforts to fight it. Some ideas, like Knueven’s will be easier than others and involve simple policy changes, according to Col. Joe Buccino, Public Affairs Officer for the 18th Airborne Corps.
Track coach in Kemah accused of sexually assaulting teen girl in 2016
KEMAH, Texas – A track coach in Kemah is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl, according to court records. Floyd Thompson Jr., a track and field coach and personal trainer, is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, which began back in 2016 when he was 23 years older than the victim, according to court records. He related that he could help or could get her a scholarship,” Kemah Police Detective Brian Goetschius said. The documents also stated Thompson encouraged the teen to talk to him about sexual acts she performed on her boyfriend. AdAfter the girl and her boyfriend split in 2018, investigators said Thompson sexually assaulted her and did so again three more times, all before she turned 17.
Additional victims sought after monthslong HPD investigation into child sex assaults
HOUSTON – Houston police are searching for additional victims after charges were filed against a suspect arrested following a monthslong child sexual assault investigation. The suspect, Jose Luis Pena, 58, is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 in the 338th State District Court. However, it has also been reported Pena committed sexual assaults in the 1970s and 1980s, according to a news release from police. An initial investigation developed information on the whereabouts of the victims and investigators took statements regarding the allegations, according to police. In October, aggravated sexual assault charges were filed.
Former HISD teacher accused of sexual assault in custody
HOUSTON – A former HISD teacher accused of sexually assaulting elementary students is in custody. “He did turn himself in by calling the police himself,” said the court attorney. He’s charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child. According to court documents, he sexually assaulted several third-graders inside his classroom at Northside Elementary School, some dating back to 2016. Prosecutors believe there are more victims and urge them to come forward.
Man accused of attacking 2 women at park in northwest Harris County, deputies say
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas Deputies arrested a man on Tuesday accused of attacking two women at a park in northwest Harris County. Williams then punched the woman and sexually assaulted her, according to the Harris County Sheriffs Office. A second woman, 27, said she was jogging around 8 p.m. when Williams ran up behind her and tackled her to the ground, deputies said. Itll definitely be in the back of my mind to watch around my surroundings, make sure that I am observant of everyone, said park visitor Daje Carter. Anyone who has any other information can call the Harris County Sheriffs Office at 713-221-6000.
DPS trooper charged with sexually assaulting woman while on duty appears in court
HOUSTON – Lee Boykin, 31, took an oath to serve and protect as a DPS trooper, but he found himself on the wrong side of the law after being charged with aggravated sexual assault. Authorities accuse him of pulling over a woman, driving her to a parking lot and forcing her to perform sex acts. Investigators say he claims the sex act was consensual. He was arrested Saturday and posted a $100,000 bond on Sunday. If convicted of aggravated sexual assault, Boykin could spend 5 to 99 years or life behind bars.
Harris County Pct. 4 deputy constable fired after being accused of offering teen $80 for sex act
HOUSTON – A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy has been fired and charged after he was accused of the attempted sex assault of a teen runaway, authorities say. In one of the alleged messages, Mayes is accused of offering the girl $80 cash for a sex act. When interviewed, the girl told detectives he would hold her hand, touch her shoulder and arm. Investigators said they also found pictures and videos of Mayes having sex with multiple women while wearing his uniform. Roberts claimed investigators took Mayes’ personal cell phone unlawfully and requested the judge order it to be returned.