MLB ALL-STAR FELIPE VAZQUEZ CONVICTED OF SEXUALLY ABUSING TEEN, COULD FACE DEPORTATION. During Trial, prosecutors said Vazquez called victim him ‘slave’
May 21, 2021
Two-time MLB All-Star Felipe Vazquez was convicted of statutory sexual assault, sexual abuse of children and child pornography and other charges in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
Vazquez, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2016 until his arrest in 2019, was found guilty in a Westmoreland County courtroom on 15 counts, according to ESPN. He was found not guilty on 10 counts of unlawful contact or communication with a minor.
He was initially charged in September 2019 with statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors