2 Ohio State Football Players Charged With Rape And Kidnapping

Tom Gantert

Police arrested Ohio State Buckeyes Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint on Thursday and charged them with rape and kidnapping.

Columbus, OH – Two Ohio State Buckeyes’ football players were kicked off the team Wednesday after they were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly holding a woman down and raping her.

Columbus police said the incident occurred at about 9:45 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the 2000-block of Sawmill Place Blvd. when Ohio State defensive back Amir Riep was having sex with a 19-year-old woman, The Lantern reported.

The affidavit said Riep and the woman were having sex when she changed her mind and moved away from him.

That’s when Riep’s teammate, Ohio State defensive back Jahsen Wint entered the room and asked to join in.

The woman told police that Riep grabbed her by the neck and forced her onto her hands and knees so he could rape her, The Lantern reported.

The affidavit said that after he was finished with her, Riep held the woman down while Wint orally penetrated her by force.

The woman told police that afterwards, as she cried, Riep forced her to film a video and made her say that the sex was consensual, The Lantern reported.

She said Riep laughed at her and then he took her home, according to the affidavit.

Both football players were arrested on Tuesday and charged with first-degree rape and kidnapping, The Lantern reported.

Ohio State Football Head Coach Ryan Day kicked both of the accused players off the team on Wednesday, ESPN reported.

"I am not making any statement on the criminal charges, but it is clear they did not live up to our standards and my expectations," Day said in a statement on Wednesday. "The athletics department will make sure they both continue to have access to the health and well-being resources available to students and student-athletes. Due to the ongoing criminal investigation, I will not be commenting further."

They appeared in Franklin County Municipal Court on Thursday for an arraignment, Eleven Warriors reported.

Riep’s bond was set at $100,000 and Wint’s bond was set at $75,000.

Neither football player entered a plea but their attorneys said both would be pleading not guilty at their next court appearance on Feb. 21, Eleven Warriors reported.

Wint’s attorney, Sam Shamansky, said the defensive backs were cooperating fully and had turned themselves in to the police when they became aware of the warrants.

He said Wint had agreed to provide a DNA swab and “completely and honestly answered all questions asked of him,” Eleven Warriors reported.

“I can tell you based on what I know, and based on my client's alleged involvement, that once this case is fully reviewed, I'm going to submit that there was absolutely no crime committed,” Shamansky told the court. “Most rapists don't hang around, answer questions and then turn themselves in. The reason that Mr. Wint did all of those things is because he is most certainly not a rapist.”

Wint played in every game of Buckeyes’ 2019 winning season and Riep played in 13 out of 14 games, The Lantern reported.

Both players had one more season of eligibility left when they were dismissed from the team.

Comments (112)
flybynight
flybynight

Why'd ya do it home boys?

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Sivispace
Sivispace

We have to stop elevating these athletes to high status and pamper them like we do. They act like the world owes them and they treated this woman like garbage.

reverett456117502
reverett456117502

Now I wonder what our "big mouth" critics against the police have to say on here? Oh, probably somehow the police forced the two to do it or something idiotic like that! Can't wait to hear their words on this one!

Viking24
Viking24

Usual suspects!

LordSeamus
LordSeamus

Viking24 beat me to it......so I'll just say they are in training for a FINE National Felons League career.

Raymelson
Raymelson

So let me get this straight at the beginning it was ok then halfway through it she wanted to quit don't get me wrong I do not support rape I just think there's more to this story than what I see

Bobby1874
Bobby1874

They are a perfect fit for the NFL now

Stanracer
Stanracer

If they were hoping to make the National Felon League these two usual suspect hoodrats will fit in perfectly.

Protector$
Protector$

How do college students get that kind of bail money?

Hannibal
Hannibal

No matter if they go to jail or not these kids lives are ruined forever. So, don't worry about justice for them. They are already done for the rest of their lives. They will not be able to get work anywhere ever again.

Just-My-Thoughts
Just-My-Thoughts

pond scum

Heywood Jablowme
Heywood Jablowme

And there you have it....the race card comes out!

JACQUEWB
JACQUEWB

Those College football players are nothing but animals. They should be sent to prison for 20 years. They might find out what it feels like to be raped by another animal. That way they will know how their rape victim felt. They act like dogs.

BLUEALWAYS
BLUEALWAYS

How did I know that they were colored guys?????

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

I'm calling bullshit, I'm also calling that nothing will happen to the lying bitch when its found out that she lied. Their lives are ruined and she will go on to do whatever it is lying bitches go on to do with their lives.

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flybynight
flybynight

Bros before hoes, right?

Bluesupporter
Bluesupporter

WOW! I never agree with "Lowest", this is definitely a first. My initial thoughts were similar. Apparently the "Guilty before proven innocent" mentality has taken ahold of more than just the ghetto groups... js

Yahderhey
Yahderhey

says the rapist

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

eat a knife.

flybynight
flybynight

Lowest and crazy would argue that the Titanic never sank if they thought it would support they're racist rants. Facts and overwhelming evidence means nothing to them. They're brilliant and everyone else stupid. If you don't believe me, just ask them.

RetDepLady
RetDepLady

Wow! You’re a piece of shit. I hope karma takes you up the ass

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

And you're a loud mouth bitch. Hopefully you say the wrong thing around the wrong person and catch 5 across the eyes.

Viking24
Viking24

Typical trash talking. Nothing new hear. Your momma must be proud son.

sanman899
sanman899

They are just trying out for the NFL.

Laxdad
Laxdad

If found guilty im sure ohio state will punish them as usual. Have to sit out a quarter before some cupcake game

Janken
Janken

Entitled idiots

Swabwana
Swabwana

how about we have a trial first before they are convicted.


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