Ohio high school football star accused of raping girl while she was sleeping
An 18-year-old from Ohio, who was a Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy star footballer, has been charged with raping a girl in his bedroom.
Crosley MacEachen, who is scheduled to play football at St. Francis University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged with rape, gross sexual assault and sexual assault after allegedly assaulting a girl while she was sleeping, according to court documents consulted by the Applicant from Cincinnati.
Documents filed in the Hamilton County Common Plea Court allege that MacEachen entered a bedroom in a house in Symmes Township, where the teenager was sleeping in the early hours of December 6, 2020, removed her clothes and took it off. raped.
The documents add that the alleged victim said she woke up around 5 a.m. with him “on top of her,” having sex with her, the report said. Cincinnati Applicant Monday.
“She pushed him out of her and realized she was naked, despite wearing clothes when she fell asleep,” the documents say.
A month before this alleged incident, MacEachen allegedly grabbed the girl’s buttocks at another property.
The young girl said she then sat on a bed and tried to get up and walk away from MacEachen for pushing her away.
The girl then fled the Sycamore Township home and waited in her car outside until the suspect left.
After being charged, MacEachen was released after a family member posted a $ 100,000 bond.
MacEachen’s attorney Scott Croswell told the Applicant: “We intend to aggressively defend the case.”
Speaking to WLWT, Croswell added: “These are unproven claims and we intend to aggressively defend them.”
MacEachen is due in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, July 21.
In a statement, the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy told WLWT: “The CHCA has become aware of an investigation which has resulted in charges against a former student. The alleged incident did not occur on school property or at a school sponsored event.
“The CHCA is saddened for the individuals and families affected by this alleged incident, and our prayers are with them. “
According to the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy website, MacEachen averaged 17 yards per catch while playing for the football team.
“Crosley is one of the most dynamic football players I have had the pleasure of coaching,” CHCA head coach KC Woods said in a statement.
“Every time he touched the ball everyone’s eyes widened a bit. He’s also one of the smartest footballing minds I’ve coached. He understands the game as well as most. coaches Crosley to have a remarkable career for NAIA [National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics] Saint-François power station. “
Croswell has been contacted for further comment.