Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In Las Vegas – BuzzFeed News
He has also been charged with rape in California, Arizona, and Louisiana.
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is facing rape charges in Las Vegas, according to the AP, making Nevada the fourth state to charge Sharper with the crime.
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Sharper, who has been in jail since January 2014, is accused of drugging and then raping women in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Tempe, Arizona.
The alleged drugging and rapes in the four states took place over the course of less than five months, according to the charges against Sharper.
In 2011, Sharper was accused of raping two women in Miami, but the case was dropped, citing a lack of evidence.
His preliminary hearing in Los Angeles was scheduled for Friday.
Sharper was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1997. He played for the Saints on their 2009 Super Bowl winning team, and retired shortly after due to injuries.
He was working as an analyst for NFL Network at the time of his initial arrest.