Former big league outfielder Chad Curtis was found guilty Friday afternoon in a Michigan court for sexual assault of three teenage girls earlier this year. Here’s MLive breaking it down for us:
The jury began deliberating about noon today in the case of Curtis, who was charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. The counts included charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree criminal sexual conduct and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Curtis retired in 2001 and won a pair of World Series while playing for the Yankees in the late 1990s.
After baseball Curtis worked as a substitute teacher in Michigan. More details from MLive:
Curtis was a weight room training and substitute teacher at Lakewood Schools and performed massages on students for purposes of muscle rehabilitation.
However, two 15-year-old students accused him of inappropriately touching their buttocks and a 16-year-old said he touched her private areas and fondled and kissed her breasts.
Curtis, 44, faces up to 15 years in prison.