Update (5:30 p.m. 11/9/11) – Russell is now behind bars and two more female victims have come forward. The victims were sexually abused during treatment from Russell for a pulled groin.
WFAA-TV (News 8) reviewed the affidavit – Russell said he needed to touch her [the victim] internally to massage the groin. However, trained chiropractors are taught how to prevent touching the genitals while soft tissue massages are taking place.
On October 28, 2011, the McKinney Police Department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) obtained an Arrest Warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child – felony of the first degree, for the arrest of David Allen Russell (Russell) – white male, DOB 12/15/1968.
The Arrest Warrant was the result of an ongoing investigation where the victim reported that the offense occurred while receiving chiropractic care from Russell at Russell Chiropractic in McKinney. Further, the investigation yielded that Russell knew the victim from Taylor Dance Studio where Russell teaches stretching and conditioning classes.
Russell was arrested on October 28, 2011, at Russell Chiropractic in McKinney by members of the McKinney Police Department’s U. S. Marshals Task Force. Russell was booked-in at the Collin County Detention Center for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child with a bond set at $100,000.00. Subsequently, Russell was released on bail.
During the on going investigation, the SVU received an “outcry” from a second victim. The victim also received chiropractic care from Russell and was a student at the Taylor Dance Studio. The SVU obtained an additional arrest warrant for Sexual Assault of a Child – felony of first degree, for the arrest of Russell.
Members of the McKinney Police Department’s Patrol Division arrested Russell on November 4, 2011. Russell was booked-in at the Collin County Detention Center for Sexual Assault of a Child with a bond set at $100,000.00.
These investigations are ongoing and are being investigated by both the McKinney Police Department and the
Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.
Russell is a licensed chiropractor who has been treating patients in McKinney and Collin County for more than ten years.