The rude and controversial comic Andy Dick is back in the news after being given a 90-day prison sentence for sexual battery.
Court documents acquired by The Blast reveal that notorious comic Andy Dick has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for sexual violence for allegedly molesting an Uber driver.
The court also ordered Dick to sign up as a sex offender during the hearing. Come November 17, the comedian will surrender to authorities and serve his sentence in Los Angeles County Jail. Andy Dick has been in trouble with the law for a long time, in this post we will discuss the details of his latest jail term and also his past run-ins.
Andy Dick Sentenced To Jail On Charges Of Sexual Battery: All Details
The terrible 56-year-old actor and comedian Andy Dick was sentenced to 90 days in jail Monday for sexual battery. Dick must report as a sex offender after being accused of groping an Uber driver.
Besides serving three months in jail, Andy Dick must also complete 12 months of summary probation and report as a sex offender. There are additional requirements: he must attend 52 meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, 52 meetings of Sexual Compulsions Anonymous, and 12 sessions of mental health counseling. At the end of the day, he must also compensate the victim for his losses.
Andy Dick, who was accused of groping an Uber driver’s genitals during a ride in West Hollywood nearly four years ago, was found guilty on one count of misdemeanor sexual battery following a two-week trial in June. Daniel Kapelovitz, the lawyer for the comedian, has said that he plans to file an appeal. Dick entered a not-guilty plea to the case in 2019, and his attorney, Kapelovitz, described the accusations as “completely baseless.”
Andy Dick’s Past Run-Ins With The Law
There is a long list of offenses against Andy Dick, including drug possession and sexual battery, that reflect his many brushes with the law. Last month, the Santa Barbara Police Department responded to a complaint of a burglary in process and arrested the troublesome star. Dick was apprehended by the police while attempting to steal power tools from a construction site.
After Andy Dick was captured, the Santa Barbara County District Attorney filed charges against him for burglary in the first degree. A week before he was arrested, Dick posted a video from the inside of a deserted house, as reported by TMZ. There’s no proof, but it’s likely that the comedian filmed himself in the same house where he was caught stealing tools and trying to flee.
The 56-year-old comedian was charged with felony sexual battery in May for an incident reportedly occurring in a California campground. After receiving complaints of a sexual assault at a campsite in Trabuco’s O’Neill Regional Park, police arrived on the scene. TMZ broadcast the incident live, showing police officers taking Andy Dick into custody after they took him from a camper van.
In 1999, Andy Dick was arrested for the first time after he crashed his car into a utility pole while driving recklessly in Hollywood, California. In that event, he was charged with hit-and-run, DUI of alcohol or drugs, and drug possession. In the same year, he was investigated for possible involvement in the suicide of actor David Strickland, who was found hanging from a sheet fastened to a ceiling beam.