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Actor Danny Masterson has been charged with the violent rape of three women in separate incidents between 2001 and 2003, officials said.
1. BREAKING: Actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson has been charged with forcibly raping three women by the LA District Attorney.
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Los Angeles district attorney Jackie Lacey announced the charges on Wednesday.
Danny Masterson Age
He is 44 years old.
Danny Masterson charged with three counts of rape by force or fear
Masterson was charged with three counts of rape by force or fear. The case was raised yesterday, according to a press release.
Danny Masterson Arrested
Masterson was arrested Wednesday morning and released after paying a $ 3.3 million bond, according to reservation records.
His indictment is scheduled for September 18 at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center.
According to one complaint, Masterson is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman between January and December 2001.
Danny Masterson in 2003
In April 2003, Masterson allegedly raped a 28-year-old woman, and between October and December of the same year, he was charged with raping a 23-year-old woman whom he had invited to his home in Hollywood Hills, officials said.
Deputy District Attorney Reinhold Mueller said
Deputy District Attorney Reinhold Mueller said that all of the alleged crimes occurred at Masterson’s home in the Hollywood Hills. The police began their investigation more than three years ago. At the time, it was part of the Netflix series “The Ranch”.
If convicted, Masterson faces up to 45 years in prison, officials said.
The prosecutor’s office has not laid charges of s*ual assault against Masterson in two other cases, “one for insufficient evidence and the other based on the limitation period of the alleged crime,” according to a statement. hurry.
Masterson’s attorney Tom Mesereau released a statement Wednesday:
“Mr. Masterson is innocent, and we are confident that he will be exonerated when all the evidence finally emerges and that witnesses have the opportunity to testify.
“Clearly, Mr. Masterson and his wife are in total shock as these nearly 20-year-old allegations suddenly lead to charges, but they and their families are comforted to know that, ultimately, the truth Mr. Masterson knows his character and knows that the allegations are false. ”
Lawyers for the three women confirmed
Lawyers for the three women confirm that they are also part of a civil lawsuit launched last year against Masterson and the Church of Scientology.
The statement of the alleged victims says in part:
“All we wanted was justice, responsibility and truth. Instead, we were subjected to harassment, embarrassment and victimization from Masterson and the Church of Scientology. ”
A lawyer for the Church of Scientology called the action “unfounded”.
Officials say the case is still under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Homicide and Theft Division.