Adult film performer Ron Jeremy has been indicted on more than 30 sexual assault counts involving 21 victims over a period of more than two decades, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
The indictment replaces the criminal charges filed last year. A grand jury returned the indictment August 19 after considering all the accusations from the 2020 charges, according to the announcement.
The 67-year-old performer, born Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, has remained in jail on $6.6 million bail since being arrested last summer. He’s pleaded not guilty to all charges.
“Far too often, survivors of sexual assault suffer in isolation,” District Attorney George Gascón said in Wednesday’s statement. “We must ensure that survivors have all options available to help with recovery, including trauma-informed services for healing and support to report such crimes.”
Jeremy is scheduled to return to court on October 12 for a pretrial conference.
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