EVANSVILLE, Ind. — A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Walter McCarty, a former NBA participant who later coached the College of Evansville males’s basketball group.

McCarty didn’t seem for his Thursday morning listening to within the Vanderburgh (Indiana) Awesome Court docket in spite of being issued a display motive order as a result of he had additionally skipped an Aug. 20 listening to. 

The warrant directs every other police company within the state to carry McCarty sooner than the courtroom. He is also arrested in simple sight and if arrested, he’ll be booked and held in prison in lieu of a $500 money bond or till he’s taken to courtroom.

McCarty, 46, is living within the Boston house.

Walter McCarty, proven on Oct. 28, 2019 whilst training the Evansville males’s basketball group. (Photograph: Christiana Botic / Courier & Press)

Lawyer Greg Meyer filed a civil lawsuit in March on behalf of Previous Nationwide Financial institution, alleging McCarty had defaulted on a $75,000 “personal make a selection line of credit score” created in October 2018, consistent with courtroom information.

In past due April, Previous Nationwide Financial institution sought a abstract judgment within the case, which was once granted through Pass judgement on Robert Tornatta on Might 1. The pass judgement on dominated in Previous Nationwide Financial institution’s prefer, ordering McCarty to pay what now totals $77,540.77 in restitution.

The pass judgement on ordered McCarty to seem in courtroom on Thursday morning to respond to questions on wages or belongings which may be implemented towards the quantity owed to Previous Nationwide Financial institution.

McCarty no longer simplest failed to seem  however this additionally isn’t the one prison factor he’s going through.

He has been ordered once more to seem within the Vanderburgh Awesome Court docket on Nov. 20 in a equivalent collections lawsuit through First Federal Financial savings Financial institution. McCarty defaulted on a $45,000 mortgage signed in October 2018 with the financial institution. Paperwork say McCarty did not pay hobby bills, in addition to the foremost quantity, now totaling $51,833.70, plus pursuits and prices.

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McCarty was fired by Evansville amid a Title IX investigation in January and the results of that are still unknown as well. The school has declined to publicly comment on McCarty since his termination.

Additionally, a female Evansville student who reported she was sexually assaulted by McCarty hired a national law firm in January to “investigate and represent her in a potential action against the coach and the university.” The Dallas-based Simpson Tuegel Law Firm and well-known victim’s rights attorney Michelle Simpson Tuegel represent the student, though there’s no legal record of any further action.

McCarty finished his career at Evansville with a record of 20-25, including a 9-4 start last season before the Aces lost all of the ensuing 19 games without him.

Contact Chad Lindskog of the Courier & Press by email, clindskog@gannett.com, or on Twitter: @chadlindskog.

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