Heimlich is a Level 1 sex offender in Oregon Heimlich was projected to go in round two last year, when he was a junior. Shortly before the draft, The Oregonian reported court documents that showed Heimlich plead guilty to sexually assaulting his niece. Luke Heimlich is a left-handed pitcher at Oregon State University and one of the top college arms in the country. In any event, Heimlich is listed on the sex offender registries of two states: Washington and Oregon. Legally, Heimlich still committed the crime, and it's still on his criminal record; it just now won't be publicly available. According to the document, which alleged that Heimlich committed two counts of "Child molestation in the first degree," the girl told investigators that Heimlich brought her to the floor in the middle of his bedroom, "Pulled down her underwear and with his hand he touched her private part She said that she told him to stop, but he wouldn't." The girl also said that "Uncle Luke" "Touched her on both the inside and outside of the spot she uses to go to the bathroom. She said that it hurt her She said that the first time the respondent touched her she was four years old and that she was six years old the last time he did this." If Heimlich didn't want to plead guilty, he might have been able to plead "Nolo contendere" or "No contest," which is a special kind of plea that concedes the government has sufficient evidence to convict you while maintaining your innocence.

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