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Former Auburn hoops star charged with sex crime

The arrest stems from a complaint alleging that Porter fondled an 18-year old girl, according to Dothan police.
Christopher Porter booking photo
Christopher Porter booking photo(Houston County jail)
Published: Jan. 11, 2021 at 2:36 PM CST
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At Auburn, Porter was named SEC player of the year as a junior but ruled ineligible for his senior season after accusations that he accepted money from a sports agent. Afterwards, he competed in the NBA and last played professionally for a New Zealand pro team in 2016.

The arrest stems from a complaint alleging that Porter fondled an 18-year old girl, according to Dothan Police Major Will Benny who would not elaborate due to the nature of the charge.

At Auburn, Porter was named SEC player of the year as a junior but ruled ineligible for his senior season after accusations that he accepted money from a sports agent. Aterwards, he competed in the NBA and last played professionally for a New Zealand pro team in 2016.

He has several other arrests including drug and DUI charges.

Porter, now 42, was released from jail after posting a $15,000 bond on the sexual abuse charge.

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