Justin Roiland, co-creator and star of reveals corresponding to “Rick and Morty” and “Solar Opposites,” is going through felony home violence fees in Orange County.
Roiland appeared in courtroom Thursday for a pretrial listening to associated to fees filed in May 2020. According to the criticism obtained by The Times, Roiland is going through one depend of home battery with corporal harm and one depend of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and deceit.
Per the criticism, the costs are associated to an incident that occurred on or about Jan. 19, 2020, involving an unnamed Jane Doe who was relationship Roiland at the moment. Orange County Superior Court data point out Roiland pleaded not responsible to each felony counts when he was arraigned in October 2020. According to those courtroom data, Roiland had been launched after posting a $50,000 bond that August.
Roiland’s lawyer adamantly denied the costs in an announcement to The Times.
“It is hard to overstate how inaccurate the recent media coverage of this situation has been,” Roiland’s lawyer, T. Edward Welbourn, mentioned in an announcement. “To be clear, not only is Justin innocent but we also have every expectation that this matter is on course to be dismissed once the District Attorney’s office has completed its methodical review of the evidence. We look forward to clearing Justin’s name and helping him move forward as swiftly as possible.”
Roiland is greatest recognized for co-creating and starring in hit grownup animated reveals together with Adult Swim’s Emmy Award-winning “Rick and Morty” (with Dan Harmon) in addition to Hulu’s “Solar Opposites” (with Mike McMahan). Among his most up-to-date tasks is “Koala Man,” which premiered on Hulu earlier this month.
According to NBC News, which was first to report on the case, a protecting order was filed in opposition to Roiland in October 2020 to bar him from harassing, threatening or surveilling the individual named within the order. Roiland was additionally reportedly ordered to show in any firearms he owned or possessed and isn’t to go inside 100 ft of the individual named within the order. The individual’s identification is unknown.
The courtroom will reconvene for Roiland’s pretrial listening to on April 27.