Volleyball Club Owner Arrested for Third Time on Child Sexual Assault Charges
TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS — Damian Merrick, 48,former owner of the Grapevine Vollyeball Club, was arrested for the third time in this past year, the Dallas News Crime Blog reported. The first arrest, on May 7, was on a charge of delivering marijuana to a child. The second arrest was in July, when Merrick was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in a bathroom at her home. And most recently on Wednesday, Merrick was arrested and charged with two more counts of sexual assault of a child. One of the charges stipulates that he cannot bond out of jail.