Florida International University star baseball player, Garrett Wittels and friends are being accused of raping two 17-year-old girls.
The incident took place at Atlantis Resort and Casino in Paradise Island on Dec. 20, and the boys were released on $10,000 bail each.
His father, Dr. Michael Wittels defends his son, saying that due to his successful start to a career, making NCAA history, is what motivated the girls to take advantage of the situation.
“Anyone can accuse anyone of anything at any time,” Dr. Michael Wittels told the Herald. “He’s not doing well, obviously. He’s blown away. He’s devastated that someone would accuse him of this.” (miamiherald.com)
According to Vitals.com, Dr. Michael Wittels is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Miami Beach, FL. He completed his medical degree at University Of Miami School Of Medicine in 1981.