Former NHL middle Mike Ribeiro is going through sexual assault prices in Texas, courtroom information present.
Ribeiro, who retired in 2017, was indicted on two counts of sexual assault on April 13 in Franklin County, in keeping with information cited Wednesday by the Dallas Morning News.
The 42-year-old Tennessee resident owns a lakefront property in Mount Vernon, roughly 100 miles northeast of Dallas, the place he allegedly assaulted two ladies final June.
Ribeiro allegedly sexually assaulted one lady together with his finger and the second together with his “sexual organ,” the indictments present.
The former Dallas Stars standout was arrested on April 28. He was launched later that day after posting $200,000 bond, jail information present.
An legal professional for Ribeiro didn’t reply to a request for remark and makes an attempt to achieve the veteran ex-center have been unsuccessful, the Dallas Morning News reported.
The alleged incident shouldn’t be the primary time Ribeiro has been accused of sexual misconduct. In 2015, a former nanny sued him and his spouse, claiming he had assaulted her three years earlier, in keeping with the report.
The 18-year-old nanny claimed in her lawsuit she was tasked to assist Ribeiro’s household transfer into their new residence in Virginia after he was traded by the Stars to the Washington Capitals in 2012.
The nanny alleged she was asleep within the basement with two of Ribeiro’s youngsters when he sexually assaulted her. She additionally accused him of undesirable touching at different occasions, the Dallas Morning News reported.
The lawsuit was in the end settled in 2015 after eight hours of mediation, in keeping with courtroom information cited by the newspaper. Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed, CBS Sports reported on the time.
Ribeiro, a local of Montreal, Canada, was drafted because the forty fifth total decide by the Canadiens in 1998. He appeared in 1,074 video games over the subsequent 17 seasons for 5 groups and was chosen to the All-Star Game in 2008.