January 18, 2014 Leave a comment
Name: Darren Sharper
Known For: NFL Network Analyst, Former NFL Player
Charge: Suspicion of Rape
Former NFL defensive back and current NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper was arrested on Friday (January 17, 2014) in Los Angeles, California.
Sharper is accused of two sexual assaults, one that occurred in October 2013 and another in January 2014.
Sharper, 38, was later released on $200,000 bail.
Sharper played 14 seasons in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers (1997–2004), the Minnesota Vikings (2005–08), and the New Orleans Saints (2009–10). Sharper has been working as an analyst for NFL Network. He has been suspended without pay following his arrest.
UPDATE: Sharper was charged on Friday (February 14, 2104).
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