Darren Sharper Charged With 2 Counts Of Rape
This was supposed to be a calm Valentines Day.
TMZ is reporting that former NFL safety and suspended analyst Darren Sharper has been charged with two counts of rape and other criminal charges in L.A. The other charges are two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance, which are all felonies.
Sharper was arrested in L.A. on January 17 on suspicion of raping two women in L.A. hotels — one in October 2013, one in January 2014.
The accusations against Sharper get uglier by the minute.
TMZ is reporting that Sharper may have raped more women, in three other states including Arizona, Louisiana and Nevada.
Officials say Sharper STRUCK AGAIN on January 14th … when he returned to the same West Hollywood nightclub and found two more women.
Sharper allegedly pulled the same scheme — inviting them back to hs room, gave them a shot, they passed out, he raped them.
Officials say both women left his hotel and sought medical treatment.
Sharper was arrested on January 17th. He was released on $200k bail. In addition to the rape, officials also say he was illegally in possession of morphine.
If convicted, Sharper faces more than 30 YEARS in prison. Officials are recommending the judge set his bail at $100 MILLION.
Officials say Sharper is also accused of raping women in 3 other states — including Arizona, Nevada and Louisiana.
Read the full press release from LAPD here: