News Update: Junior Anderson pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Michael Anthony Anderson, the student charged last week with committing the sexual battery and burglary in Pearson that took pace on Jan. 17, is still being held in the county jail, according to the Miami-Dade clerk of courts web site. The website also says that Anderson, 20, entered a plea of “not guilty” on Jan. 29 and asked for a trial by jury. This comes after police, in the arrest affidavit, said that Anderson made a taped statement admitting to the charges. At the time of publication, his next hearing was set for Feb. 1.