Walker Facing Another Misdemeanor Charge

Less than a week after being charged with Class A misdemeanor assault - accused of striking his girlfriend multiple times in the ribs after an argument in which she says she slapped him first - suspended Texas basketball player Martez Walker is facing another misdemeanor charge.

Texas basketball player Martez Walker was charged Tuesday with another misdemeanor - for criminal trespassing, according to University of Texas police. As of 2 pm, Walker is still being held in the Travis County Jail on a $2000 bond.

Walker is already suspended indefinitely after being charged with misdemeanor assault - accused of striking his girlfriend in the ribs multiple times after an argument in which she says she slapped him first.

According to the arrest records, Walker received a letter from Dr. Soncia Reagins-Lilly, dean of students at Texas, stating that he was barred from entering all University of Texas at Austin property unless Walker had prior written permission from the vice president of student affairs.

The letter sent to Walker stated, "If you violate the terms of this letter, you will be arrested for criminal trespass in accordance with Texas' Criminal Trespass statute." The letter sent to Walker went into effect Sept. 11, 2014.

The arresting officer of the University of Texas police department, said he went to Walker's dorm room in the San Jacinto residence hall, and Walker answered the door and confirmed his identity.

Walker was taken in for questioning and subsequently charged with criminal trespass - a Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days in jail and up to $2000 in fines - for being on university property without prior consent.


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