Judge: Video of Cleaves, accuser may be evidence in sex case

FLINT, Mich. (AP) A judge overseeing Mateen Cleaves' criminal sexual conduct case says a video featuring the former Michigan State basketball star and his accuser may be allowed into evidence. The 38-year-old Cleaves is charged with assaulting the woman at a motel last summer. He denies the charge. The Detroit Free Press reports ( ) Genesee District...
Via Associated Press
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Prosecutors want records sealed in Mateen Cleaves sex case

FLINT, Mich. (AP) Prosecutors want a judge to seal some court records in a sexual assault case involving former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves after his accuser's name was made public this week in a court filing. The Wayne County prosecutor's office filed the motion Tuesday, the same day a judge canceled a hearing to determine whether the case would go to trial...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleaves' attorney wants prosecutor's office off sex case

FLINT, Mich. (AP) An attorney representing ex-Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves has asked a judge to disqualify the Wayne County prosecutor's office from Cleaves' sexual assault case. Attorney Frank Manley said in a motion that Cleaves' accuser is a member of a Wayne County child sexual abuse taskforce. The case is being handled by the Detroit-based Wayne County prosecutor...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Michigan State star Cleaves arraigned on sex charges

FLINT, Mich. (AP) Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves was arraigned Wednesday on sexual assault charges over the protest of a prosecutor who felt blindsided and believed the brief hearing would be held Thursday. Cleaves, 38, is charged with assaulting a woman at a motel last summer following a charity golf event. Judge M. Cathy Dowd told him to turn in his passport...
Via Associated Press
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mateen Cleaves facing prison due to sexual assault charges

Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves was charged with sexual assault stemming from an incident that occurred in September of 2015. Per The Detroit News, Cleaves is facing the following charges after allegedly assaulting a 24-year-old woman after a charity golf event in Flint, Mich.: “…unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to commit criminal sexual penetration...
Via Sportsnaut
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mateen Cleaves charged with sexual assault, criminal sexual conduct

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Former Michigan State basketball icon Mateen Cleaves was charged with sexual assault Wednesday from an incident with a woman he met at a charity golf outing last year. Per the Detroit Free Press: “Cleaves is accused of taking the 24-year-old woman to a motel in Mundy Township, southwest of Flint, on Sept. 15, keeping her against her will and sexually...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mateen Cleaves faces serious charges in sexual assault case

Mateen Cleaves, the star of Michigan State’s 2000 NCAA championship basketball team, has been charged with several crimes in an alleged sexual assault, according to multiple reports.Via the Detroit News:According to reports, Cleaves and a group went to a Grand Blanc, Mich., bar after a Sept. 14, 2015, charity golf outing, and the 24-year-old alleged victim left with Cleaves in...
Via FOX Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Mateen Cleaves being investigated for sexual assault

Former Michigan State Spartans guard Mateen Cleaves is currently under investigation for sexual assault by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Tony Paul and George Hunter of The Detroit News reported the development. The case is in Wayne County’s hands, because Genesee County prosecutor David Leyton has a conflict of interest. He is an acquaintance of the alleged victim,...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mateen Cleaves Is Being Investigated For Sexual Assault

Twitter/Cleaves Former Michigan State guard Mateen Cleaves, who starred for the program from 1996 to 2000, is reportedly under investigation for sexual assault, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced Saturday. The Detroit News has more: The case is in Wayne County’s hands, because Genesee County prosecutor David Leyton has a conflict of interest. He is an acquaintance...
Via College Spun
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Alums Magic Johnson, Mateen Cleaves And Steve Smith Hung With MSU Last Night

Michigan State will face Duke in the first semifinal of tonight’s Final Four. The Spartans will be looking for their first title game appearance since 2009 and are hoping to win the national championship for the first time since 2000.  Last night, several Michigan State hoops alums visited with the team at its hotel. Included in the group were Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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