Full announcement from the Asheville Police Department:
Asheville – Following an extensive investigation by Asheville Police Department detectives, warrants have been obtained for two Asheville Tourists baseball players. After consultation with the Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office each suspect was charged with two counts of 1st Degree Rape and two counts of 1st Degree Sex Offense.
Michael Ryan Mason 23 and Jesse Meaux 23 are being currently held at the Buncombe County Detention Facility under $100,000 bond each.
The Asheville Tourists and the Colorado Rockies have fully cooperated throughout the investigation.
Further information will be released when it becomes available.