A decide reportedly signed search warrants for a number of of Deshaun Watson’s social media accounts, according to ABC13.com.
The warrants reportedly embody entry to all platforms owned by Fb, corresponding to Instagram, and Money App, and particulars allegations from 9 ladies that the Texans quarterback coerced them into sexual encounters.
As of Dec. 17, Watson has not been charged with against the law, though Houston police and the FBI have reportedly been investigating him. A minimum of considered one of the plaintiffs in Watson’s civil instances accused him of deleting messages, and, per ABC13.com, investigators wish to entry the deleted info as properly. The timeframe for the warrants—from Sept. 1, 2019, by means of Jan. 1, 2021—aligns with the incidents listed in the civil lawsuits.
From March 16 till April 14, 23 lawsuits had been filed in opposition to the Texans quarterback describing sexual harassment and sexual assault, together with one from this previous March.
One lawsuit was dropped by a plaintiff “for now,” in response to courtroom paperwork, “in mild of privateness and safety issues.”
These civil lawsuits presently on the Harris County District Clerk’s web site embody allegations that vary from Watson refusing to cowl his genitals to forcing ladies to place his penis of their mouth. The information of the first submitting broke on the night of March 16 after Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee disclosed the information on social media, and particulars of the first lawsuit got here out the following morning.
Watson remains to be on the Texans’ roster however has not performed for the franchise this season as the authorized course of continues to unfold. There have been rumors that he would get traded to the Dolphins, however the transfer didn’t play out forward of the commerce deadline.
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