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VIDEO: Former Tulsa Oilers hockey standout accused of rape

August 28, 2019


AND NOW ACCUSED OF ATTACKING A WOMAN.>COVERING NEWS THAT MATTERS, FOX23 NEWS AT 9:00 STARTS RIGHT NOW. THAT IS WHERE WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH A MAN WHO WAS ONCE A HOCKEY STAR ACCUSED OF RAPE. GOOD EVENING, I AM CLAY LONEY. AND I’M SHAE ROZZI. A FORMER TULSA OILERS HOCKEY PLAYER FACES RAPE AND SEXUAL BATTERY CHARGES. DOUGLAS LAWRENCE WAS ARRESTED FOR REPORTEDLY RAPING AND INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING A WOMAN WHILE THEY WATCHED A MOVIE IN MARCH. HE BONDED OUT THIS AFTERNOON. LET’S GO TO NINA CARTER FOR MORE. Reporter: WE SAW OF FILING THAT SAYS LAWRENCE TOLD THE VICTIM THAT HE JUST WANTED TO CUDDLE BUT HE THEN PROCEEDED TO ASSAULTER EVEN WHILE SHE BEGGED HIM TO STOP. A FORMER TULSA OILERS KNOWN FOR HIS TIME IN THE PENALTY BOX, HE IS NOW FACING CHARGES THAT COULD LAND HIM BEHIND BARS. DOUGLAS LAWRENCE WAS ARRESTED ON ACCUSATIONS THAT HE RAPED A WOMAN BACK IN MARCH. COURT RECORDS SHOW THE DA FILED THE CHARGES JUST YESTERDAY, NEARLY 2 MONTHS AFTER JAKE’S POLICE SUBMITTED THE REPORT. IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE NATURE OF THE CASE. THE MORE DELICATE ONES TAKE LONGER. Reporter: DETECTIVES SAY LAWRENCE OF THE VIC THEM KNEW EACH OTHER BUT WERE NOT IN A RELATIONSHIP. LAWRENCE WAS OVER AT THE VICTIM’S HOME TO WATCH A MOVIE AND LAWRENCE HAD BEEN DRINKING. LAWRENCE IGNORED THE WOMAN WHEN SHE STARTED CRYING AND REPEATEDLY ASKED HIM TO STOP. MANY I TALKED TO WERE SURPRISED TO HEAR THESE ACCUSATIONS. I AM SIR DAY SURE ANYONE WHO KNOWS HIM WOULD BE SHOT. Reporter:HE PLAYED FOR THE OILERS FROM 1992 UNTIL 1995 AND THEN AGAIN FROM 1996 UNTIL 1999. HE STAYED IN GREEN COUNTRY AFTER HIS CAREER ON THE ICE ENDED. HE HAS BONDED OUT SO I WENT TO HIS HOME IN JENKS. EVEN THOUGH THE GARAGE WAS OPEN AND THERE WERE CARS IN THE DRIVEWAY, NO ONE CAME TO THE DOOR. COMING UP ON FOX23 NEWS AT 10, I WILL TELL YOU WHAT OTHER CRIME LAWRENCE IS ACCUSED OF.

2 Comments

  • Reply Lost Souls Gaming June 24, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    My mom is dating him curently

  • Reply Lost Souls Gaming June 24, 2018 at 9:19 pm

    He is not like that he is very nice

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