LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A former Ragin’ Cajuns football player accused of rape has been arrested, according to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department.
UL Police received information around 9:21 p.m. on March 27, 2017, that the rape occurred on a previous date at a residence hall on UL’s campus.
Lt. Billy Abrams said a warrant was obtained for the arrest of Artez Terrell Williams, 21, after a police investigated the reported rape.
The alleged victim and Williams knew each other, according to investigators. Williams is a junior from Greenwood, Miss. who played for the Cajuns as a defensive back, according to a profile on UL Athletic’s website.
Williams was arrested today without incident and charged with second-degree rape. He was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
Abrams said Williams is a current student at the university.