Excessive On Life and Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland has been charged with felony home violence in relation to an incident from 2020.
As reported by NBC Information, who obtained a prison grievance filed in opposition to the Excessive On Life and Rick and Morty creator by the Orange County Superior Courtroom in California, Roiland has been charged with one felony depend of home battery with corporal damage and one felony depend of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit.
Justin Roiland charged with home violence
The costs relate to a prison grievance filed in 2020 by an nameless girl who was courting Roiland on the time. Roiland was reportedly arrested in Could 2020 and launched on a $50,000 bond in August 2020, and arraigned in October of that 12 months.
Roiland pleaded not responsible in 2020 however appeared in court docket on Thursday for a pre-trial listening to. Based on NBC Information, the case has been the topic of over a dozen court docket hearings, together with pre-trial hearings, although a trial has not been set.
“We stay up for clearing Justin’s title and serving to him transfer ahead as swiftly as doable,” Roiland’s lawyer, T. Edward Welbourn, stated in a press release.
A protecting order was additionally filed in 2020 in opposition to Roiland, instructing him to not harass, threaten, or surveil the particular person named within the order. He also can not go inside 100 ft of the particular person and has been ordered to show in any firearms he owns. This order is in place till October 2023.