A Cuyahoga County grand jury refused to indict former Ohio State and current Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley on Monday from sexual assault charges stemming from a pre-draft incident in a downtown Cleveland hotel.
Ed Gallek of FOX 8 Cleveland first reported the news.
NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport spoke with Conley's attorney following the news:
Kevin Spellacy, attorney for #Raiders CB Gareon Conley, tells me the grand jury returned "no bill." No charges. "He had faith in the system"— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 31, 2017
More from Kevin Spellacy on #Raiders CB Gareon Conley: "He is vindicated. He looks forward to contributing in the National Football League."— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 31, 2017
Cuyahoga County prosecutor Michael C. O'Malley released the following statement:
After a thorough investigation by the Cleveland Police Department, the facts and circumstances surrounding the allegations of sexual assault against Greon Conley were presented to a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned a No Bill on all possible charges.
Conley, the No. 24 overall pick of the draft, signed a four-year, $10.5 million contract with the Raiders last Friday.