The Fresno County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against Fresno State athlete Karachi Edo in connection with his arrest on May 6 for alleged domestic violence.
Prosecutors declined to give details on why they declined to file charges against the basketball player, but a news release suggest there was insufficient admissible evidence to proceed with the case.
Edo, 21, was booked into Fresno County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of battery of a non-cohabitant and then released after posting $5,000 bail.
Fresno police Lt. Joe Gomez said officers were dispatched to a disturbance at an apartment near campus. Campus police were there when Fresno police arrived.
Gomez said the incident involved Edo and a woman who the player had a relationship with when they were in high school in Texas. The woman and a witness told police that Edo struck the victim with an open hand in the right shoulder. Edo denied striking the woman and there were no visible signs of a blow, Gomez said.
As a junior last season, Edo was the Bulldogs’ third-leading scorer during their run to the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2001. He started 30 of Fresno State’s 35 games, averaging 10.1 points and 6.3 rebounds.