Comedian Andy Dick, 56, not charged in alleged sexual battery case – Henry Club

Officials said Andy Dick would no longer face charges of sexual battery because his male accuser refused to cooperate with the investigation.

The 56-year-old actor was accused of sexual harassment at a trailer park in Irvine california On May 11, when the police arrested him in Orange County, California.

Orange County District Attorney’s Office It found that there was “insufficient evidence” to charge the actor and sent the case back to the sheriff for “further investigation”.

Orange County Sheriff Sgt. Scott Steinle told DailyMail.com on Thursday: “After re-interrogating the alleged victim, the OC Sheriff’s Department decided to drop the case.”

“The victim did not want to participate in our investigation,” Steinl said. ‘Since the victim no longer wants to cooperate, the investigation will not proceed.’

Stanley said the case could be reopened if the victim decides in the future that he wants to participate.

After hearing that the charges had been dropped, Dick’s lawyer, Daniel Kapelowitz, told DailyMail.com: ‘When I heard about the arrest, I knew there was no case. Nothing happened.’


A photo of comedian Andy Dick taken in Beverly Hills

Dick was taken in handcuffs before being placed inside a patrol car, wearing a gray hoodie and black joggers

Officers are seen here handcuffing Dick before putting him in the patrol car

Orange County Sheriff’s Department police haul their modest trailer parked in O’Neill Regional Park, Calif.

Kapelowitz is also representing the news radio star in another alleged sexual battery case, which is set to go to a jury trail in Los Angeles next week.

The rape incident in which a Lyft driver accused a news radio star of groping her during a car ride four years ago.

Dick has pleaded not guilty and following a pre-trial hearing last Monday, Comic told DailyMail.com that the April 2018 incident, in which the driver told police that Dick had grasped her genitals, was ‘ This was not done.’

On Friday, another hearing was taking place at LA’s Airport Courthouse and jury selection was due to begin on Tuesday.

But that program may be delayed because the deputy district attorney prosecuting the case is ill and cannot return to court until next week.

If found guilty at a jury trial, Dick could face up to 180 days in prison.

As TMZ reports, last month Las Vegas police conducted a welfare check at the home the comedian was living in after a man was pulled over by a gun during an argument shown on a live feed.

According to the news outlet, Dick’s fans were concerned and believed the actor’s life was in danger, but when police arrived, Dick told them he was fine and officers said he wanted to stay.

For decades, Dick has been transparent about his alcohol and drug abuse, and there have been several arrests that have made news headlines.

In November 2021, Dick was arrested on charges of domestic battery after he allegedly hit her boyfriend in the head with a bottle of alcohol.

According to the police, Dick and his boyfriend were at their home when they got into a heated argument which soon turned into a physical argument. when the police They were called, it was determined there was enough evidence to arrest the comedian, as his lover was allegedly bleeding from a massive wound on his head.

Dick was released after posting a $50,000 bond.

Last month, Las Vegas police conducted a welfare check at the home the comedian was living in, after a man who was featured on a live feed pulled out a gun during an argument, TMZ reported. ,

For decades, Dick has been open about his alcohol and drug abuse, and there have been several arrests that have made news headlines.

A mugshot of comedian Andy Dick as taken in 2011

In October 2021, Dick was arrested for allegedly hitting his boyfriend in the face with a frying pan.

In June 2021, the actor was arrested for assaulting a male partner with a metal chair in order to attack him with a deadly weapon.

After that altercation, Dick also secured his $50,000 bail.

In 2019, the actor was sentenced to 14 days in prison after pleading guilty to sexual battery for allegedly squeezing a woman’s back end. He was released after a night due to overcrowding in the prison.

In the same year, he was seen being slammed to the ground in a video after an altercation with a drunk Uber Eats driver.

He had earlier pleaded not guilty to a rape charge in April 2018 after allegedly groping an Uber driver’s crotch.

Dick’s estranged wife, Lena Swede, received a domestic violence restraining order against him in 2018 that required him to move out of his home and stay 100 yards away from himself and his adult children: Lucas, 33, Jacob, 27, and Meg. , 24.

In 2012, he was arrested for allegedly grabbing a 17-year-old girl’s top and pulling it down to expose her breasts.

He was later found with marijuana and convicted of drug and battery charges, for which he was sentenced to three years’ probation.

In 2010, he was arrested at a West Virginia bar for allegedly grabbing a drunk man’s private parts.

In 2007, Dick caught Ivanka Trump during an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live and was removed from the stage by Kimmel’s security staff.