Omaha police have issued an arrest warrant for Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr.
WOWT 6 News has confirmed a 1st degree sexual assault warrant was issued for Watson Jr. following an investigation. According to reports, police were called to a local hospital around 10:30 in the morning on February 4th, 2017. A woman there reported that she had been sexually assaulted earlier that morning, saying that a suspect allegedly had non-consensual sex with her in the bathroom of a home.
Omaha Police confirm that the man suspected in the assault is Watson Jr.
On Wednesday, Creighton University announced that Watson Jr. had been suspended from university athletics functions, but the only reasons given were that he had allegedly engaged in “actions that are contrary to University policies and core values.”
( Read the rest of this story. As a long time Creighton fan this makes me very sad.My prayers are with the young lady who was hurt.I pray justice will be done for all.I feel bad for the young fans who looked up to Watson. I feel bad for Watson. If he is guilty his life forever has been changed.If he did not do the crime, his life still has been changed. If he is guilty ,I pray if he has not he would come to repentance for this sinful act.He can forget about playing in the NBA. I above all pray everyone involved will be touched in their hearts, and souls for the Lord. I am sadden by this. )