The Dodgers aren’t more likely to get a speedy decision to the Trevor Bauer sexual assault case.
In response to Lt. Carolyn Gordon of the Pasadena Police Division, the investigation is “not near the tip.”
“We have been wanting into some issues and we thought we have been nearing the tip,’’ Gordon instructed USA TODAY Sports activities. “We aren’t near the tip.
“This investigation is larger than we thought. So we’ve to look a couple of extra locations. We need to attempt to uncover as a lot stuff as we will.”
Bauer is underneath investigation for an alleged assault that occurred in mid-Might. The allegations got here to gentle after Bauer’s accuser filed for a short lived home violence restraining order in Los Angeles. The accuser’s lawyer stated the restraining order happened due to “a current assault that occurred on the Fingers of Mr. Bauer” wherein the accuser suffered “extreme bodily and emotional ache.”
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Whereas some have questioned why Bauer hasn’t been arrested given the details of the investigation — “To me it looks as if [Bauer is] getting particular remedy,” stated a former New York prosecutor to USA TODAY Sports activities — the Pasadena police division defended their dealing with of the case.
“I feel we’ve handled this investigation as we might any investigation,’’ Gordon stated. “There are details which have come up on this investigation that we’ve to look into and that we’re prepared to look into as a result of we’ve to do our due diligence as investigators and that’s what we plan to do.
“So whether or not he’s a star or not, there are specific issues we’ve to look into and we need to full our investigation. We don’t need to flip a case over to the district lawyer and never full an investigation.’’
It is unclear how for much longer this case will go on, however MLB will certainly must decide on Bauer’s long-term standing. For now, the league has positioned him on seven-day paid administrative depart and stated in a press release that they “will remark additional on the acceptable time.”