Justin Roiland facing domestic violence charges

Squanch Games co-founder and CEO Justin Roiland is facing a pair of felony charges in regards to a January 2020 incident with a partner he was dating, NBC News has reported.

Roiland has been charged with felony domestic battery with corporal injury and false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and/or deceit. He pleaded not guilty to both charges in 2020, and the Rick and Morty co-creator’s attorney told NBC he expects the case will be dismissed.

While the charges were first brought against Roiland in May of 2020 and the case has had more than a dozen court hearings to date, NBC’s report this week was the first major media coverage they have received.

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