Rick and Morty co-creator, animator and voice actor Justin Roiland faces felony home violence costs stemming from an incident in January, 2020 as reported by NBC Information earlier as we speak.
The author, cartoonist and comic appeared in courtroom this morning for a pre-trial listening to relating to a legal grievance filed in Might, 2020 which costs Roiland with one felony depend of home battery with corporal harm and one felony depend of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit.
The grievance, which was filed by the Orange County District Lawyer, states that the incident occurred on or round January 19, 2020 in opposition to an nameless Jane Doe whom Roiland was courting on the time. Roiland was charged in Might 2020, arrested and launched on $50,000 bond that August then arraigned in October 2020. Roiland pleaded not responsible to each costs.
The nameless Jane Doe is at the moment below a protecting order filed in October 2020, which states that Roiland can't be inside 100 toes of the particular person and isn't to harass, threaten or surveil them. Additional particulars of the case, together with police studies, physique digicam footage, abuse investigation studies and the affidavit in assist of the arrest are at the moment sealed from the general public. There's a plea supply accessible to Roiland, the small print of which haven't been disclosed. Roiland will attend one other listening to on April 27, although no trial date is at the moment set.
Grownup Swim and its dad or mum firm, Warner Bros. Discovery, haven't commented on the costs.