'Rick and Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland faces criminal charges for domestic violence

Justin Roiland, the celebrity and co-creator of the animated comedy series "Rick and Morty," has been charged with domestic violence at a prison in Orange County

California, in connection with a 2020 incident, according to a complaint by a thief. Featured in May as well. 2020 with the help of the Orange County

Roiland pleaded not guilty in 2020. In an announcement, one of Roiland's attorneys wrote that his client is innocent and expects the case to be dismissed.

“We look forward to clearing Justin's name from him and helping him move forward as quickly as possible,” attorney T. Edward Welbourn wrote.

NBC information obtained the offender's complaint in the case, which charges Roiland, 42, with legal liability for home assault with bodily injury

The complaint states that the incident occurred around January 19, 2020, against an unnamed Jane Doe who was dating Roiland at the time.

According to Orange County Superior Court records, Roiland no longer pleaded guilty to both charges in October 2020

Since then, the case has been the subject of more than a dozen courtroom hearings, including previous hearings.

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