Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Rick and Morty and the founding father of High On Life builders Squanch Games, has been charged with home violence. The fees relate to a 2020 incident, in line with a prison criticism filed in May 2020 and obtained by NBC News. Roiland pled not responsible to the fees in October 2020.
The prison criticism fees Roiland with “one felony depend of home battery with corporal harm and one felony depend of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit.” The alleged incident occured on or round January nineteenth, 2020 towards an nameless lady Roiland was relationship on the time.
Roiland was charged in May 2020, launched on $50,000 bond in August 2020, and arraigned in October 2020. Several paperwork associated to the case are presently held beneath protecting order, that means they can’t be publicly launched. A protecting order filed in October 2020 forbids Roiland from going inside 100 toes of the alleged sufferer, and required him to give up any firearms he owned or possessed.
No trial date is presently set.
Roiland is greatest generally known as the co-creator of animated hit Rick and Morty. He co-founded Squanch Games in 2016, which launched VR game Accounting the identical yr. In 2022 they launched High On Life, a science fiction first-person shooter the place the weapons speak.