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Former Silsbee football player accused of violating probation
A special prosecutor is asking a judge to revoke probation for a former Silsbee High School football star accused of sexually assaulting a cheerleader in 2008.
Rakheem Bolton faces up to a year in jail.
In September of 2010, Bolton pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of class A assault.
A judge sentenced him to one year in jail, but the judge suspended the sentence and ordered Bolton to be placed on community supervision.
At the time, the former Silsbee football star said he was happy and relieved the case was over.
The prosecutor tells us Bolton has violated the terms of his probation in several ways.
Prosecutor David Barlow says the former player committed a theft in Dallas, failed to appear in court in a child support case and violated the terms of his probation in other ways.
Barlow says a judge has issued an arrest warrant for Bolton, and Barlow is asking the judge to order Bolton held without bond until a hearing on the motion to revoke probation.