Tag Archives: sexual assault

  • Sexual assault case against Cowboys’ owner dismissed

    The sexual assault lawsuit against the NFL Dallas Cowboys’ owner, president, and general manager Jerry Jones, filed by Jana Weckerly, was dismissed on October 17, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported.

    Weckerly also accused an attorney of Jones of destroying evidence she had of the event – a memory card with photographs – and that she was given money to keep quiet about what happened several years after, all of which Jones vehemently denied. According to Texas District Judge Dale Tillery, even if said allegations were true, the five-year statute of limitations for civil sexual assault cases had already passed.

    The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter in Dallas know that sexual crimes are often highly sensitive, and we exercise the utmost care when handling the defense of our clients in these cases. If you have been accused of a sex crime in the Dallas area, call our offices at (214) 845-7007 today to learn how we may work to protect your interests against these allegations.

  • Sexual assault defendant also faces defamation charges

    According to a witness, after being accused of sexual assault by a female friend, Texas Tech student, Ryan Watson has been planning the defamation of his accuser.

    Watson, who was charged with aggravated sexual assault of an adult, could face up to 99 years of imprisonment, or a life sentence, if he is convicted of first-degree felony.

    According to a computer forensic analyst at the Lubbock Police Department, Watson and his friend exchanged several text messages pertaining to the blackmailing of the woman who accused Watson of sexual assault. The text messages revealed a plan to distribute photos and Skype conversations that Watson had with the woman wherein she showed intimate body parts.

    Being convicted of criminal charges can significantly affect your life. Attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter, defend Dallas people that face serious charges. If you are interested in speaking with a member of our skilled legal team, call (214) 845-7007.