June 24 (UPI) – Los Angeles County prosecutors accused adult movie star Ron Jeremy of raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth in separate incidents dating back to 2014.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced in a statement Tuesday that Jeremy, whose real name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, has been charged with three counts of forced rape and forced penetration by a foreign object and one of copula oral and battery by force. . If convicted, he faces a possible maximum sentence of 90 years to life in state prison.
According to the criminal complaint, Jeremy, 67, is accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in a West Hollywood home in May 2014, sexually assaulting two women, ages 33 and 46, in separate incidents in 2017 and raping a 30-year-old woman. One-year-old woman in July 2019. The last three incidents are said to have occurred in the same West Hollywood bar.
Following the announcement of the charges, Dante Rusciolelli, owner of Golden Artists Entertainment, who represented Jeremy, announced that they would be leaving him as a client.
“We hope that these allegations against him are not true, but if they are, we hope that he will be prosecuted,” Rusciolelli said in a statement.
The district attorney’s office said it rejected a fourth case against Jeremy in connection with a 2016 incident “due to insufficient evidence.”
Prosecutors have recommended that the bond be set at $ 6.6 million.