Mississippi St. basketball player Jessika Carter arrested on simple assault charges

Sep 9, 2021

Per Clarion Ledger: Mississippi State women’s basketball player Jessika Carter was arrested on a simple assault charge Wednesday, stemming from an incident on Aug. 28 in which Carter allegedly struck another woman in the face, according to a criminal affidavit acquired through a public records request.

According to the affidavit, which was sworn to the Justice Court of Oktibbeha County on Sept. 2, Carter hit Mississippi State student Angel Williams, causing the woman’s nose to bleed while also giving her a black eye. Williams alleges that Carter snuck up behind her before hitting Williams in the face.

Source: Andy Kostka for Mississippi Clarion Ledger