Angel Vega was charged in Clay County for allegedly raping a student. Both the victim and accused attended Minnesota State University in Moorhead, Minnesota. Vega is 23 years old and the other student was 18 years old. Vega recorded the encounter on his cellphone. Vega was on the wrestling team and has now been suspended. Police were called regarding intoxicated students and saw Vega and his roommate in their room. One woman was throwing up and the other was unconscious on the floor and halfway dressed. Vega told the unconscious girl to be quiet when the police arrived. Students reported that Vega told them he intended to have sex with her and even showed them where she was lying on the couch topless. Since then, Vega has hired a criminal attorney.
Vega denied having sex with her and said they only kissed. He told police that he knew she was 18 and that he provided her Fireball cinnamon whiskey. The cellphone showed that the woman was forced into having oral sex and intercourse with Vega. He denied recording anything. The woman only remembered playing a drinking game and did not know Vega well.
He has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct and providing alcohol to a minor. His next appearance is September 12, 2014. A criminal attorney will be able to talk to the authorities on your behalf and can refuse to comment or make any statements. Vega already incriminated himself by admitted to giving her alcohol and admitting that he knew she was 18 years old. Third-degree criminal sexual conduct is very serious and you will need a criminal attorney to fight for you. Keller Law Offices offers a free consultation. Do not wait until you have court to hire a criminal attorney. Max Keller is an aggressive criminal attorney and has handled many rape cases in the past.