Former Missouri Tiger running back Derrick Washington showed up in Boone County court for the first time since being charged in two different assault incidents. Washington was briefly be taken into custody before posting bond. Washington is charged with felony deviate sexual assault from earlier this summer and then after he was kicked off the football team, he was arrested on a misdemeanor on Sept. 12.
Boone County assistant prosecutor Andrea Hayes filed a motion to increase Washington’s bonds for all charges, from $4,500 to $25,000 for the felony charge and from $1,000 to $5,000 apiece for the misdemeanors.
Associate Circuit Judge Deborah Daniels increased the bond for the domestic assault charges and ordered that Washington have no contact with the alleged victims in either case. According to Washington’s lawyer, Chris Slusher, Washington is back in Kansas City with his parents and is attending counseling sessions. Washington is also continuing his education at a different school.
A preliminary hearing was set for 2 p.m. Nov. 5.