Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II remained in jail Friday with no bail after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges.
The 34-year-old was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing.
If convicted, Winslow could face a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Prosecutors allege Winslow began a crime spree last March that included rapes, kidnappings, indecent exposure and burglary and continued until just before his arrest this week.
According to charging documents, he allegedly kidnapped and raped a 54-year-old woman on March 13 and then a 59-year-old woman on May 13.
On May 24, prosecutors claim he exposed himself in a public place.
The burglary charges involved alleged break-ins at the home of a 71-year-old woman on June 1 and an 86-year-old woman on June 7.
Winslow was originally arrested June 7 in the burglary case. After posting bail, he was arrested again Thursday on the additional charges. On Friday, he was held without bail.
Winslow spent 10 seasons in the NFL from 2004 to 2013 with Cleveland, Tampa Bay, New England and the New York Jets. The former University of Miami star had 469 catches for 5,236 yards and 25 touchdowns in 105 games.
Kidnapping, rape and other sex crimes charges are quite serious. If you’re charged with these crimes in Florida, you will need to seek legal help fast. A conviction for any sex crime can significantly impact the rest of your life, so it’s best for you to aggressively fight these charges in court in order to safeguard your future. Our Florida Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton fight tirelessly for all of our clients accused of sex crimes, regardless of whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony. We will do what it takes to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
Our Florida Sex Crimes Attorneys at Whittel & Melton are prepared to handle even the most complicated sex crimes cases. You can trust us to fight for your rights when you need it the most. Call us today at 866-608-5592 or contact us online for a free consultation. We work hard to develop the best defense strategy to help you get the results you need.
The staff was very attentive and answered all my questions regarding my criminal case. I was very pleased with the outcome and professionalism. Crystal Vasquez
Send us an email using the form below.
Boca Raton Consultation Location:Whittel & Melton, LLC
3700 Airport Rd., Suite 401
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Naples Consultation Location:Whittel & Melton, LLC
2390 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102
Naples, FL 34103
Tampa/St. Petersburg Consultation Location:Whittel & Melton, LLC
200 Central Ave., Suite 400
Tampa, FL 33629
Spring Hill Consultation Location:Whittel & Melton, LLC
11020 Northcliffe Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
Gainesville Consultation Location:Whittel & Melton, LLC
2441 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
Toll Free Florida Statewide:Whittel & Melton, LLC
The information on this Florida Sex Crimes Attorneys & Lawyers / Law Firm website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages, documents, comments, answers, emails, or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.