Grand Jury Decides Against a Charge on Final Criminal Complaint Against Deshaun Watson.
Another Texas Grand Jury decided against recommending a criminal charge against Cleveland Browns’ Quarterback Deshaun Watson. This comes just days after a Houston Grand Jury in Harris County decided not to recommend charges on nine other criminal allegations against Watson.
Wednesday a Grand Jury in Brazoria County examined one last criminal complaint made against the former Texans QB, according to the New York Times. This complaint was made by a woman who alleges Watson committed a sexual act on her person during a massage in November 2020, according to lawyer Tony Buzbee.
Thursday the prosecutor announced that the Grand Jury declined to recommend the charge.
“After a careful and thorough review of the facts and evidence documented in the reports prepared by the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office and the Houston Police Department, as well as hearing testimony from witnesses, the Grand Jury for Brazoria County has declined to charge Deshaun Watson with any crimes,” Tom Selleck, the criminal district attorney for Brazoria County, said in a written statement. “Accordingly, this matter is closed.”
The Browns traded three first-round picks as well as two others, to the Texans for Watson and signed him to a guaranteed five-year, $230 million contract. The Browns said they performed “extensive investigative, legal and reference work” before making the Watson trade.
The Washington Post has more HERE.