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San Francisco district attorney: No charges for Michael Crabtree

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree got some good news on Friday, when authorities confirmed that they are not filing charges after conducting an investigation into an accusation of sexual assault.

“The San Francisco Police Department-Special Victims Unit completed and submitted a thorough investigation of the allegations against Michael Crabtree,” San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said in a statement, via CSNBayArea.com. “Following a review of all the evidence, my office has determined that no charges will be filed against Michael Crabtree at this time.”

The statement comes a week after word emerged that police were investigating Crabtree. That investigation centered on an incident that allegedly took place at a hotel in the Bay Area just hours after the 49ers beat the Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs.

Crabtree played in the NFC Championship Game, and the 49ers were reportedly very confident that he would not be charged. Now Crabtree and the 49ers can breathe a sigh of relief and prepare for the Super Bowl.

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52 Responses to “San Francisco district attorney: No charges for Michael Crabtree”
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Jan 25, 2013 9:18 PM

    “No charges will be filed against Michael Crabtree at this time. But we’re sure he’ll be back up here again in the future. No hurry.”.

  2. sperminat0r says: Jan 25, 2013 9:18 PM

    its time for Crabtree to sue that Gold digger in return.

  3. thesmartest1 says: Jan 25, 2013 9:22 PM

    Goodell might still fine him.

  4. explosionsauce says: Jan 25, 2013 9:24 PM

    I bet he’s still gonna be pretty nervous about the next three women he takes home after the Super Bowl. Maybe he should take a fourth just for more witnesses.

  5. themackstrong says: Jan 25, 2013 9:24 PM

    Crabtree is never going to escape the stigma of being a rapist. 49ers fans will have to deal with that and defend him the rest of his career.

  6. 49erdynasty says: Jan 25, 2013 9:30 PM

    Some folks forget people are still innocent before proven guilty. Sadly, anyone can make allegations in this day and age.

  7. bringbackkosar says: Jan 25, 2013 9:32 PM

    “at this time” ? I wouldn’t start making it rain just yet if I was him

  8. jtbaudendistel says: Jan 25, 2013 9:33 PM

    Money hungry female trying to bring a man down. Innocent.

  9. jobotjones says: Jan 25, 2013 9:36 PM

    I get the feeling that if they lost to Atlanta he would’ve been charged.

  10. bartlettruss says: Jan 25, 2013 9:38 PM

    The problem is that these gold diggers don’t have any money. I hope the authorities look at charging her with filing false charges.

  11. willbow5253 says: Jan 25, 2013 9:42 PM

    Where are the geniuses that were saying he should have been benched based on the accusation alone??

  12. southpaw79 says: Jan 25, 2013 9:46 PM

    CrabFree

  13. norvturnersneck says: Jan 25, 2013 9:47 PM

    He is one of the most underrated players for the Niners. He shall get a fat contract from someone when his contract is up.

  14. randomcommenter says: Jan 25, 2013 9:50 PM

    Crabtree will get a 6 game suspension just like Roethlisberger did right?

    Big Ben had no charges filed and Goodell assumed guilt anyway.

  15. ehsguy72 says: Jan 25, 2013 9:52 PM

    Wow, shocking!

  16. haminator says: Jan 25, 2013 9:53 PM

    Charge the accuser with false police report, etc. She’s the type of gold digging fool that makes real victims not seek justice!

  17. navyeoddavee9 says: Jan 25, 2013 9:59 PM

    Roethlisberger was never charged either, but was suspended for 4 games

  18. Stiller43 says: Jan 25, 2013 10:26 PM

    Did he call the girl a victim a thousand times and get an hour special on ESPN?

    No suspension for Crabtree with just an accusation and no charges?

  19. Stiller43 says: Jan 25, 2013 10:26 PM

    Did he call the girl a victim a thousand times and get an hour special on ESPN?

    No suspension for Crabtree with just an accusation and no charges?

  20. romospersonalsnuggie says: Jan 25, 2013 10:27 PM

    Big Ben hooked him up with his lawyers

  21. chozen49 says: Jan 25, 2013 10:42 PM

    I’d like to dedicate this story to all the Falcons fans that were calling Crabs a rapist every time he touched the ball in the NFC championship game.

  22. flik44 says: Jan 25, 2013 10:47 PM

    thegreatgabbert says:
    Jan 25, 2013 9:18 PM
    “No charges will be filed against Michael Crabtree at this time. But we’re sure he’ll be back up here again in the future. No hurry.”.

    ***********

    thegreatgabbert. That about says it all.

  23. waxthat says: Jan 25, 2013 10:53 PM

    Maybe three women and crabs is in the past…two, going forward, will suffice

    Love it.

  24. bradford08 says: Jan 25, 2013 11:00 PM

    Was the women in question even real?

    Bwaahahahahah!

  25. raiderrob21 says: Jan 25, 2013 11:27 PM

    Here, take this cash and keep quiet!

  26. despinosa8 says: Jan 26, 2013 12:02 AM

    Was Aldon Smith Crabtree’s witness at the scene that the DA interviewed?

  27. niners816 says: Jan 26, 2013 12:08 AM

    Thegreatgabbert

    Gabbert? Haha really? You lost all credibility to post.

  28. phillyphannn83 says: Jan 26, 2013 12:16 AM

    Another woman trying to use the system for personal and financial gain. Totally offensive to real sexual assault victims. Absolutely despicable.

  29. effthaeffinjetsgofins says: Jan 26, 2013 12:53 AM

    Maybe he waits til after the Super Bowl to sue…

  30. baymac408 says: Jan 26, 2013 1:20 AM

    Middle fingers to the haters Crab!! Time to ball!! GO NINERS

  31. danrooneyii says: Jan 26, 2013 1:30 AM

    must of had some great lawyers.

  32. forever9ers says: Jan 26, 2013 1:40 AM

    Crabtree, next time a woman you just met ask to take close-up HD photos of all your birthmarks & tattoos instead of your autograph, run away as fast as if your life depends on it.

  33. turbo2728 says: Jan 26, 2013 1:43 AM

    It seems very irresponsible for the police to issue a statement saying they’re investigating someone for a crime as serious as this. This could have had such bad consequences for the guy and irreparably tarnish his reputation in spite of his innocence.

  34. packmanfan says: Jan 26, 2013 3:00 AM

    So who do we cheer for?
    A possible rapist (Crabs) or a murderer (Lewis) in this year’s SB?

  35. deep64blue says: Jan 26, 2013 4:42 AM

    So how come we know his name but not the accuser’s? Will she be prosecuted? The law is all one way on this one.

  36. mf7krime says: Jan 26, 2013 5:34 AM

    Crabgate

  37. promickey says: Jan 26, 2013 6:43 AM

    sperminat0r says:
    Jan 25, 2013 9:18 PM
    its time for Crabtree to sue that Gold digger in return.
    ————————————————–
    What makes anyone think that Golddiggers have anything to sue for? Professional athletes are targets and should protect themselves with methods other than the condom.

    If there is enough evidence the prosecutor should charge the complainant with filing a false police report.

  38. justwannawinna says: Jan 26, 2013 7:54 AM

    Yeah i think he should sue for defaming his name. To putbhis namd on the line like that almost costing him his job deserves sone punishment

  39. thegloriousone says: Jan 26, 2013 7:55 AM

    And Ray Lewis won’t be charged with murder

  40. football025 says: Jan 26, 2013 8:37 AM

    Unfortunately for him many fans won’t care that he was never charged

  41. dmretrogames says: Jan 26, 2013 8:42 AM

    Another innocent man’s name dragged through the mud while the woman skates anonymously. Seriously, there should be repercussions for people who file false claims like this.

  42. dissed215 says: Jan 26, 2013 9:18 AM

    C’mon 9ers fans, you know it doesn’t matter if they didn’t find him guilty. He was implicated.

  43. harrisonhits2 says: Jan 26, 2013 11:05 AM

    i’m usually in favor of caution on the side of the woman in this sort of case, but with 2 other women in the room who said Crabtree did nothing wrong it seems obvious he did not assault the 3rd one.

  44. jaypell says: Jan 26, 2013 11:07 AM

    In other words the d.a is a niners fan..

  45. cali49er707 says: Jan 26, 2013 11:38 AM

    As if the Crab had to assault a female to get a piece.

    HELLO?? Dude is a young Proffessional athlete with money! I’m sure he can scroll down the cell-phone & make a call for a piece!!!

    These are Proffessional athetes folks!!!!!!!

    Just how we GO by the dime a dozen talk. These cats LIVE by it!!!

    She wants to play hard too get???…..COOL!!! Where’s the NEXT FREAK???

    Every other city they go, every other video, no matter where they (Proffessional ATHLETES) go, THEY SEE THE SAME OOOHHHHH’s!!!

  46. ncnavguy says: Jan 26, 2013 1:02 PM

    Its time for rich and famous people to get these females to sign a consent contract ala Dave Chapelle
    before hopping into bed.

  47. shlort says: Jan 26, 2013 1:17 PM

    Money always wins out. The Prosecuters office wieghed the evidence against Crabtree to the amount of money Crabtree has access to in his defense. If Crabtree was a plumber, he’d be in jail, brought to trial and probably convicted of or plead guilty to a crime.

    Lets be realistic. Maybe The chick wanted money. Maybe Crabtree assulted her. OJ had a mountain of evidence against him, but he had the money to drag that trial out so long that the jury forgot what the prosecution put up against OJ.

    The scales of law are tipped by cash, not evidence. Pile enough money on your side and it will outwiegh the evidence on the other.

  48. shlort says: Jan 26, 2013 1:18 PM

    harrisonhits2 says:Jan 26, 2013 11:05 AM

    i’m usually in favor of caution on the side of the woman in this sort of case, but with 2 other women in the room who said Crabtree did nothing wrong it seems obvious he did not assault the 3rd one.
    ____________________________

    Maybe those 2 denials came at a price?

  49. skippynj says: Jan 26, 2013 1:22 PM

    Doesn’t change the facts in this case which are:
    1. 9ers suck
    2. Crabtree is a 9er
    3. Ergo, Crabtree sucks

  50. shlort says: Jan 26, 2013 1:26 PM

    49erdynasty says:Jan 25, 2013 9:30 PM

    Some folks forget people are still innocent before proven guilty. Sadly, anyone can make allegations in this day and age.
    ___________________________

    Millionaires live by a different set of rules under the law. “Innocent until proven guilty” is just window dressing to make people believe the system is fair for everyone. Poor man has to prove he is innocent, believe it or not. Ever get a traffic ticket for some shady offense? Try to go to court and say ” I didnt do it ” as a defense. In theory, the idea that you are innocent until proven guilty should require no more than a denial if it is your word against your accuser. Doesnt work that way tough. Have enough money to get a good lawyer? You walk out of there not paying a dime to the government. It is only sad because it is true.

  51. scumpidude says: Jan 26, 2013 2:36 PM

    Skippy, you make a very good argument. Very sound and factually based. You should be a lawyer or something.

  52. baymac408 says: Jan 27, 2013 7:33 PM

    Skippy and scump.. You guys smell like each others backsides.. Lol haters just because Crab had 3 oooohhhsss.. And you 2 just have each other … GO NINERS

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