LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas Aces player was arrested Tuesday, court records showed.
Riquna Williams, a guard for the Aces, faces nine charges related to suspected domestic battery.
According to court records, Williams was arrested on four misdemeanor charges of domestic battery, three felony charges of domestic battery by strangulation, one felony charge of domestic violence assault with the use of a deadly weapon, and one felony charge of domestic violence coercion with a threat or use of physical force.
Williams is due in court Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
The Las Vegas Aces released this statement in regards to the situation:
“The Las Vegas Aces were made aware of domestic violence charges against a member of our team, Riquna Williams. As an organization, we condemn domestic violence of any kind. At this time, Riquna Williams will be precluded from participating in team activities. Our thoughts are with the parties involved in this situation. We are currently gathering more information, and as such we will not have any further comments at this time.”