LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Comedian and actor Andy Dick has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor sexual battery charge involving a rideshare driver.
Dick, 53, is accused of groping a rideshare driver in West Hollywood on April 12, 2018.READ MORE: Marvel Suing To Keep Rights To 'Avengers' Characters From Copyright Termination
A November 4 pretrial hearing has been scheduled. If convicted, he faces up to 180 days in county jail.
This isn’t the first time Dick has run afoul of the law.READ MORE: Witnesses Describe Chaotic Scene As Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Unfolds Near U.S. Open Of Surfing
He has been arrested and sued over several groping accusations, including a 2010 incident involving a bouncer and patron at a West Virginia bar. Criminal charges were dismissed after he completed a pretrial diversion program.
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