New Mexico RB arrested for suspected Gang R8pe

Published On April 22, 2014 | By Jeff Lightsy Jr. | College Sports, News, sports news, Strictly for the brothers, The Barbershop, Uncategorized

by Jeff Lightsy Jr.

University of New Mexico Junior running back Crusoe Gongbay has been suspended indefinitely by the football program at his university. The suspension comes after Gongbay was arrested and charged with the rape of a woman. Along with Gongbay, two other men have also been charged. The three men are facing two counts of second-degree criminal sexual penetration and one count of kidnapping.

Here are the details from

“Officers were dispatched to the Casa dorms, they met with a female, they subsequently took her to the same unit the sexual assault nurses examiner,” said Lt. Tim Stump of the UNM Police Department.

KRQE News 13 has learned that the alleged victim was at UNM Fiesta’s event on Saturday, April 12, 2014, and later went to a house party off campus.”

News 13 has learned that the woman says she was taken from the home just before three in the morning, April 13th, 2014, by the three men.

News 13 has learned that the three men gang raped the woman in a car, then dropped her off at the dorm.

The lawyer of the victim has released a statement:

“My client is no longer in school, has moved back home, and is receiving therapy. She and her family are concentrating on healing and recovery, one day at a time. She is counting her blessings and thankful to be alive. My client appreciates the work of the UNM police and the support of University officials. The media and public are asked to respect her privacy while she concentrates on recovery, and not direct any efforts to contact her.”

Jeff Lightsy Jr is a Freshman Broadcasting Major at Western Kentucky University. You can contact me through email: , TwitterYoutube, or Facebook.


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