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Monday, March 28, 2005

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University of Southern California Football Player Arrested For Rape

"University of Southern California Football Player
Arrested For Rape"

 

Los Angeles: On Saturday morning, March 26, 2005, a female USC student reported that a member of the USC Football team had sexually assaulted her 19 year-old Eric Wright was arrested and booked for Rape. His bail was set at $100.000. Wright posted bail and was released from LAPD's Southwest Police Station.

This case is still under investigation and will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorneys office sometime this week.

Robbery-Homicide Division, Rape Special Section detectives are conducting the investigation.