Baylor University, Jacob Anderson, Waco discussed on Financial Quarterback With Josh Jalinski
A college fraternity president accused of rape avoided jail time with a plea deal. From CBS news correspondent, Omar Villafranca at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Jacob Anderson had little to say as he left a Waco courthouse Monday. After being spared prison time, despite being indicted on four counts of sexual assault. His alleged victim told police in two thousand sixteen the former Baylor fraternity president repeatedly raped her at an off campus house party where alcohol was served following Monday's plea agreement. The woman known as Donna dough addressed the judge in court. I am devastated by your decision. He stole my virginity and power over my body. And you let him keep it for all attorney do the women on campus. Talk about this. Baylor graduate student Aaron Alvin started an online petition expressing outrage over the Deel more than eighty five thousand people have signed it. Why do you think there was that much response? I think people are finally realizing that this is a problem, and that survivors aren't taken seriously. So we see time and time again, everything from the national level down to the local level of. A lot of people mainly men getting away with things like this. This is at least the third time. Judge Strother has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students once after a guilty plea in a twenty thirteen rape case and another earlier this year that included a thirty day jail sentence served on weekends in a statement Monday. Prosecutor Hillary Laborde said Anderson's plea deal was the best outcome. Given the facts of the case, conflicting evidence and statements exist making the original allegation difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt. She says all the facts must be considered. And there's information that hasn't been made public in court. The judge said there is a lot of information. The public does not know about this case. So we reached out to the judge to try to learn more. But he did not return our calls or E mail,.