University of New Mexico Cornerback, 21, Becomes the Latest Arrest in Gang Rape Case

Lydia Warren and Helen Pow, Daily Mail (London), April 30, 2014

University of New Mexico cornerback SaQwan Edwards has become the latest student to be arrested in a gang rape in which a female student claims she was assaulted by three men in a moving car.

The 21-year-old from Houston remained jailed after surrendering Tuesday on a warrant accusing him of criminal sexual penetration and kidnapping. He has also been dropped from the team.

His defense attorney, Paul Kennedy, says he has ‘surprising’ forensic evidence concerning the allegations and that the evidence will vindicate the player.

Edwards was arrested after a female student said she was raped by three men on April 13.

SaQwan Edwards

SaQwan Edwards

Crusoe Gongbay, 20, who was slated to be the UNM Lobos’ starting running back as a senior in the fall, also turned himself in to campus police on Monday and is being held on $50,000 bond.

Gongbay and another man, Ryan Ruff, a former student, each face two counts of second-degree criminal sexual penetration, one count of kidnapping and one count of conspiracy, police said.

At around 3 a.m. on April 13, a female student reported to campus police that she had been raped.

According to a UNM report cited by the Albuquerque Journal, the victim said she was forced to engage in sexual intercourse with three subjects while inside a moving motor vehicle.

Investigators say they consulted with the district attorney’s office before requesting arrest warrants.

Investigators say the alleged victim underwent evaluation from the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Unit and the evidence was sent to the state crime lab for processing. The results from the crime lab are not back yet.

Gongbay, who is 6ft, 205lbs, comes from from Rockville, Maryland. He was recruited to UNM by former coach Mike Locksley in 2011.

After leading the Lobos in rushing that season, Gongbay intended to follow Locksley to Maryland but his plans fell through so he asked the new coach, Bob Davie, if he could return to UNM.

Davie said he was impressed by Gongbay’s good academic standing and knew his teammates liked him so welcomed him back in August 2012. He has played effectively as a backup running back the past two seasons.

In a statement Monday, Davie said he was aware of the allegations and due to the serious nature of the charges he had suspended the junior indefinitely.

‘Once this process is complete and all the details have emerged, we will handle the outcome appropriately,’ Davie added.

Gongbay’s lawyer has said his client is presumed innocent.

UNM Dean of Students Tomas Aguirre said the University was taking the case ‘very seriously.’

‘The Dean of Students office has met with the survivor and her family and offered our support and any other accommodations she might need,’ he said in a statement.

‘We have also connected her with the various resources available to her both on and off campus, including the UNM Women’s Resource Center and the Rape Crisis Center of New Mexico. Since this is an open investigation, we are unable to provide any other details at this time.’

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  • Puggg

    Rape culture in college = Rap culture in college

    • Jack Whistler

      Rape Culture = Everywhere blacks are found in quantity.

      Fixed that for you.

  • Negroid privilege vs. feminism. The university administrators will have to decide which is the higher value. In my experience, they’re praying the female goes away so the Negro players can bring honor to the school on the playing field. Rah, Rah, go team!

  • Puggg
  • Whitetrashgang

    You get in a car with 3 Negros and something bad happens, how shocking. I guess I need other plans for the weekend.

  • MekongDelta69


    Ooh – A new name I can add to my list of ludicrous black names!

    • Katherine McChesney

      “Crusoe Gongbay” also takes the cake.

      We’re being inundated by ugly gutteral African names.

      • 4321realist

        My recent favorite is Simeon.

        • r j p

          Simeon sounds so much like simian …. Oh the irony.

    • r j p

      You have a list of them too?

      • model1911

        My favorite name for them I can’t type here, I respect Mr. Jared too much.

    • Madame411

      Is Le’ Genius Wisdom Williams on that list? You can google him.

  • Katherine McChesney

    Interesting that the Daily Mail isn’t accepting comments on the article.

  • So CAL Snowman

    And idiot Whites just keep filling the temples every Saturday to worship these african clowns. They know these blacks are raping and sexually assaulting White co-eds and they just don’t care. I shudder to think how many assaults and rapes go unreported. Supporting college football is tantamount to supporting black on White rape.

    • Who Me?

      I’ve said it before, and I will probably say it again: White men need to suddenly find something else to do with their sports watching time for the next couple or three weekends. A sudden and decisive ‘no-show” of EVERY SINGLE WHITE FAN would cause great consternation (to say the very least) among everyone connected with these schools and their athletic departments. It would cause a frenzy akin to kicking over an anthill.

      • 4321realist

        I do my part.

        My wife never did like spectator sports and I stopped watching several years ago.

        I wish everybody would do the same.

        • DNA Explains It All

          Yep, if pro-ballers had no one but my type, no one would play that didn’t just plain love the game, cause I would never pay a cent to see them. In this day and age which monkey can put a ball somewhere first really doesn’t mean a damn thing. Can the touch another world? Even if they are really fast runners? Could have been colonizing Mars by now, instead we are robbed to feed and breed GENERATIONS of these folks who just plain hate us. Insanity.

      • Laura Dilworth

        isn’t that punishing the white players, coaches, referees, etc.?

    • model1911

      It is difficult to reconcile my love for Ga Bulldog football with my hatred for the ‘usual suspects’.

      • Stan D Mute

        “Difficult to reconcile”? Are you serious?

        How can one be remotely race realist and support in ANY way what our so-called “college” programs are doing? They are a mockery of “higher education” and a mockery of “justice”. They routinely cover up not only academic failure and illiteracy, but actual crime like the recent rape case in Tallahassee Florida and the heisman trophy winner.

        When I see any white displaying “college” football junk I know immediately I’m dealing with either a moron or a hypocrite or an anti-white activist.

        • model1911

          It is a struggle, At least the Usual Suspects are helping pay for the sciences labs. I am not of ‘moron etc’. Believe me.There are many white boys on my team as well. We don’t need to be divisive among ourselves about watching football.

          • Stan D Mute

            “We don’t need to be divisive amongst ourselves” – Agreed.

            So STOP funding and supporting our ENEMIES. STOP putting money into the pockets of those who would destroy you, your family, and ME.

            In return, I’ll do my best to NOT put money into the pockets of those who would destroy you. Fair?

            Some of it is almost impossible to avoid. I’m thinking of corporate behavior where they finance the evil of a Sharpton or a Jackson. Who has time to keep up with which companies have knuckled to the corporate blackmail? But these “college” football programs (and basketball) ALL let illiterate knuckle-draggers onto campuses, actively recruit their cousins who are semi-literate but can’t play ball, and turn a blind eye to their crimes against innocent whites (particularly women) on campus. How many southern belles have been *raped* by an African on your team? And what has your team done to *stop* it? Lastly, can you claim ignorance as an excuse for continuing to support this?

        • DudeWheresMyCountry?

          Or someone displaying their Alma Mater.

  • Who Me?

    ‘The Dean of Students office has met with the survivor and her family and offered our support and any other accommodations she might need,’ he said in a statement.

    The very fact that they referred to the victim as a “survivor” shows that they know full well it could very easily have been a dead victim on their hands.

  • JohnEngelman

    If one is good at football everything else is forgiven if one’s presence on the team wins games. Football players develop a feeling of sexual entitlement.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Johnny where you been, did you go for a ride with some Negros?

    • Puggg

      And also so it seems all you can eat crab legs.

      • DNA Explains It All

        They sure do have no qualms at all about sitting down and eating NOTHING but the most expensive item on any buffet. Clearly if a buffet had very many come in regularly they would fold. And the Negroes would be all like why day close ma favorite place?

    • Magician

      If one is a black male everything else is forgiven

  • Urbane Neanderthal

    The high IQ gentleman in the pic below just got a 45 day sentence and 5 years deferred adjudication after pleading guilty to raping a 14 year old.

    Oh and he admitted to police on tape he raped the 14 year old.

    Please light up the comments section:

    rawstory (dot) com/rs/2014/05/01/rape-crisis-center-scolds-texas-judge-after-she-sentences-rapist-to-work-with-victims-there/

    • Katherine McChesney

      From the looks of those ears he must be related to obama.

  • MBlanc46

    Obviously, all the evidence isn’t in yet, and we don’t know exactly what happened, but if the young lady’s story is at all accurate, I trust that was the last time she’ll ever get into a car full of Negroes.

    • Sheik Yerbouti

      Sometimes the reality of “diversity” has to be learned the hard way. Blame decades of leftist media and school brainwashing.

  • 4321realist

    He was also involved in a rape, but the charges were dropped because the prosecutor didn’t have enough evidence for a conviction, and he was also involved in another theft and also some loud rowdy incidents in business establishments near the campus.

    I’m betting that if an investigative journalist were to check into his background he would find many other unfavorable things about this black pig.

    As you would imagine, the Florida coaches thought he would get this last matter straightened out.

    And the MSM decided athletes went to bed hungry and needed free meals, obviously not realizing that mayhem, rowdiness and rape have nothing to do with hunger and they never once wondered why someone would steal high-priced, uncooked seafood if he were simply hungry.

    • Stan D Mute

      The prosecutor didn’t have enough evidence because the pigs refused to investigate and did everything possible to destroy the case and the evidence. This case is one of the greatest outrages I’ve ever encountered. And all to protect their precious “college” football program.

      • evilsandmich

        Yeah the charges weren’t dropped, they were never filed. Disgusting.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        One more reason why I boycott sports, and will never support it in any way shape or form. Unlike most whites, I do not worship the Negro thugs that dominate sports, I have far better things to do.

  • Epiminondas

    Someone please explain to me what this young lady was doing in a car with three black boys. Was she hitchhiking?

    • Chris Granzow XI

      Well, it did say there were charges of kidnapping. Which means they either forced her into the vehicle or she was in the car and they drove off the path. They might’ve been leaving a party and said they’ll drop her off at the dorms a few blocks down, but then didn’t.

  • DeMarquise Elkins

    – Trayvon’s mom

  • Strike_Team

    Crusoe Gongbay and SaQwan Edwards. Any surprises at all when you see names like that?

  • r j p

    Gongbay’s lawyer has said his client is presumed innocent.

    Ha Ha!

  • Oil Can Harry

    In Mr. Winston’s defense this is not the first time a black man was found to have crabs.

  • model1911

    SaQwan? Why not just give them a number?

  • Jon Doe

    He must not be that good of an athlete

  • PesachPatriot

    There are a lot of jokes about this incident circulating around this state….I’m not a big sports fan but I’m assuming a Heisman trophy winner from a big SEC school like FSU could afford to purchase crab legs…..he threw away potentially millions of dollars in contracts and endorsements over dem tastee crabs legs….

  • refocus

    SaQwan Edwards and Crusoe Gongbay, two star atheletes at NMSU suffered a set back in their promising careers with the unsubstantiated report that a female was raped in a moving car.

    The University President openly wondered how these two young men have been caught up in such rumors and is leading the defense of these young men and has promised the full resources of the university to be in play.

    The unnamed female has been encouraged to get over this alleged slight.

    It is worth noting that this is not a case of rape, it is being classes as second-degree criminal sexual penetration, a misdemeanor. The stars should be back on the grid iron by next season.

    A leading black spokesman said he frowned on baseless rumors being used by the white power structure to ruin the careers of these fine young men.

    Back to you Jim.

  • evilsandmich

    Davie said he was impressed by Gongbay’s good academic standing
    Pretty easy to do when your curriculum consists of only no-show black studies classes.

  • For victims of sexual abuse, let this message give you hope……………

  • Sheik Yerbouti

    It’s amazing how many people think it’s “real”. Visit Monroeville if you ever want to see the epicenter of that brainwashing.

  • Do they foster policies that make universities safe for women, or is it blacks-n-sports-uber-alles?

    The answer is yes.

    They have found a way to have both.

    The way they do it is to blame white men for the rape of women that black athletes cause. It’s called this obsession with “rape culture.”

  • Martin Morrison

    what a moron

  • Truth Teller

    Paul Kennedy will just read passages from To Kill a Mockingbird and the unspeakable OFE will get off. I’m sure the college fully supports this thing.

  • Truth Teller

    Harper Lee did not write that obscenity To Kill a Mockingbird. Truman Capote wrote it. He was given an outline by a jew, Leonard Boudin, CPUSA member, attorney for the CPUSA and Father of Kathy Boudin weatherman and black panther murderer of a White police officer in the course of a brinks truck robbery.

  • ShoutsAtTV

    How big was this “car”? They took turns driving and did it on the fly?

  • M&S

    Sorry, until this ‘vindicating’ forensic evidence is revealed, I have to give the benefit of the doubt to the players here, for the same reason as I gave it to the Duke team.

    Blacks may not be the smartest tacks in the box but they are socially aware enough not to compound a rape charge with fellow conspirators as witnesses for the prosecution (prisoner’s dilemma) because the fine line between gang bang and gang rape is one of barely graduated disgust in which the ‘peer’ jury tends to favor the victim because the alternative is just too ugly for words.

    Having said this, the real issue is white girls slumming.

    Whether they are paid social trainers, personal tutors or ‘cordiality’ dates (I have heard all three euphemisms employed) or just along for the thrill of being a popular jock’s ride, the truth is that no white woman should be alone in the company of blacks or indeed -any- man, not her boyfriend or relative, and not expect serious trouble. Numbers of men in the party doesn’t matter. Numbers of women do.

    That’s just Female 101 taught by mothers to daughters everywhere since the sun first rose in the East and liberation doesn’t change truth. Give me a decent explanation for why ‘the survivor’ thought it was appropriate to be in that car to begin with and I’ll happily bring the rope for Mr. Gongbay and his palls myself. The truck can pull three.

    White Guys: they may spit and hiss at you when you step on their skirts in front of others but deep down, women /like/ a little masculine control and if you dare to try looking out for girls who are a little ‘lost in themselves’ at a party or other social event and something like this happens anyway; you can just about guarantee you will get sex cred for being The White Knight Who Was Right.
    Even if they swear they will hate you forever, do it anyway. Whites have to learn to look out for each other. Even the stupid ones.

  • Lt. Greyman, NVA

    negros are vile. please spay or neuter your negro as soon as possbile

  • Fathercoughlin

    Nothing beats the all time champ:Shitavious. (Found here on AmRen)