Dana Stubblefield arrested for raping 'developmentally delayed' woman

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Former San Francisco 49ers standout Dana Stubblefield has been arrested on charges of raping a "developmentally delayed" woman, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

According to the report, the woman was at the Stubblefield residence on April 9 of 2015 to interview for a babysitter position that was needed, and that's where the alleged sexual assault incident took place.

Deputy District Attorney for Santa Clara County Tim McInerney had this to say about the charges and subsequent arrest of Stubblefield.

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"This was a crime of violence against a vulnerable victim," McInerny said in a brief statement. "She was looking for a job and she was unconscionably assaulted."


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LANDOVER, UNITED STATES: Dana Stubblefield of the Washington Redskins celebrates stopping the Detroit Lions on a third down in the first half of their first-round NFC playoff game at FedEx Field 08 January 2000 in Landover, MD. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Mario TAMA (Photo credit should read MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images)
NFL San Francisco 49ers' Dana Stubblefield signs autographs for Japanese football fans in Osaka, August 2, 2002. The 49ers are playing the Washington Redskins at the pre-season American Bowl on Sunday in their first visit to the western Japanese city. REUTERS/Eriko Sugita ES/RCS
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Bobby Hoying gets sacked by San Francisco 49ers' Dana Stubblefield, during fourth quarter action in Philadelphia on November 10. San Francisco won 24 to 12. SPORT NFL
28 Sept 2003: Dana Stubblefield of the Oakland Raiders during the Raiders 34-31 (ot) victory over the San Diego Chargers at Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, CA. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Sporting News via Getty Images)
28 Jul 1998: Defensive tackle Dana Stubblefield #94 of the Washington Redskins looks on during the Redskins training camp at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger /Allsport
04/24/98 - Redskins Camp - Brief description: Training camp pictures - Skins #94 Dana Stubblefield and head coach Norv Turner talk briefly during today's practice. - Photo By Robert A. Reeder TWP (Photo by Robert A. Reeder/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
As Philadelphia Eagles tackle Jon Runyan (69) blocks San Francisco 49ers tackle Dana Stubblefield (94), Eagles quarterback Toy Detmer (10) slips after taking the snap from Eagles center Hank Fraley on the Eagles first offensive play of a game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, November 25, 2002. Detmer, who was replacing injured Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, was sacked for an eight-yard loss on the play. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis LD

Immediately following the incident on April 9 of 2015, it was reported to the authorities, leading to the news of the eventual arrest today.

As for the charges that Stubblefield are facing, he's staring in the face of five felony counts related to sexual assault, and should he ultimately be convicted, will be spending quite a while behind bars in prison. Bail for Stubblefield is $250,000.

Stubblefield spent 12 years in the NFL, but made a name for himself playing for the 49ers from 1993-97 after he was drafted by the team in the first round of the 1993 NFL Draft.

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