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Andy Dick

Arrested for Sexual Abuse

1/23/2010 10:59 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Andy Dick was arrested in West Virginia this morning on two counts felony counts of sexual abuse in the first degree.

Andy Dick
Dick was taken to the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, where he was eventually released this afternoon. His bail was set at $60,000 (30k for each charge). We're told the owner of the Funny Bone, where Dick performed last night, posted the bail. 

Dick faces 1-5 years in prison if convicted.

According to the criminal complaint, Dick was talking to a guy when he "unexpectedly and without invitation grabbed the victim's crotch, repeatedly groping then kissing him."

Also in the complaint, a security guard at the bar says that Andy Dick "grabbed his crotch and began laughing" when the guard tried to give him an armband.

A press release from the Huntington Police Department says: "Based upon statements of two victims and independent witness accounts alleging that he had engaged in unwanted and uninvited groping of the two victims' genital areas, Andrew R. Dick (AKA Andy Dick) of South Pasadena, Calif., was arrested and charged with two counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree."

Dick was in town performing at the Funny Bone in Huntington, WV. The manager, Tom Schaefer, told us Dick will go on Saturday and Sunday night as planned. He also tells us he was with Dick at Rum Runners and didn't witness any of the alleged incidents.

Dick is currently on probation over an incident at a chicken joint, where he was arrested for sexual assault. He copped a plea to battery in 2008.

UPDATE: The photos below were taken of Andy Dick at Rum Runners, where he was later arrested.

Andy Dick

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31.

Ernie    

Andy should be put in a cell with a couple of his own kind and he will see what's it like from the other end ( a pun intended ) I believe he will be squealing like a pig.

1671 days ago
32.

B    

This guy needs help! Like serious help. The judge needs to demand him to rehab.

1671 days ago
33.

wv girl    

I really do not appreciate the comments about Huntington,WV. Not everyone here in WV is a shoeless--toothless person. This person did something that apparently in Los Angeles is an everyday common thing.
I find it amazing that you think that we have "dives"...this is a comedy club...in a beautiful area of downtown Huntington.
When will people grow up and realize that the stories you have heard about WV aren't always true? This is the home of the MARSHALL UNIVERSITY THUNDERING HERD...EVER HEAR OF CHAD PENNINGTON,RANDY MOSS,BYRON LEFTWICH?
GUESS WHAT??? THEY WENT TO MARSHALL!
NO ONE DESERVES TO BE SEXUALLY ABUSED BY ANYONE--I DON'T CARE WHO YOU ARE AND WE AS WEST VIRGINIANS DO NOT DESERVE TO BE TALKED ABOUT LIKE WE ARE TRASH!

1671 days ago
34.

Mz Ki x 2    

Not

At All

Surprised.

He seems to have more issues than National Geographic.

1671 days ago
35.

Fiona    

what a creep. Can you please tell us where this happened, because my city has a place called Rum Runners.

1671 days ago
36.

ShesControlled    

Ask Paul Harmon's friends how nice of guy Andy is. Predators come in all flavors - common denominator is preying on the vulnerable, weak, defenseless for their own twisted reasons.

His surname fits him well.

1671 days ago
37.

Jeff    

After originally signing a letter of intent to play college football with Notre Dame in 1995, Randy Moss took part in a racially-charged fight at his high school that left one person hospitalized. Notre Dame subsequently denied his enrollment application, but this did not stop another high-profile college football program from giving him a chance. Notre Dame officials suggested he attend Florida State due to the reputation of its coach, Bobby Bowden, for handling troubled players. However, because of his signed letter of intent at Notre Dame, the NCAA considered him a transfer student, which made him ineligible to play for the Seminoles in the 1995 football season. In 1996, while serving his 30-day jail sentence in a work-release program from 1995, Moss tested positive for smoking marijuana, thus violating his probation, and was dismissed from Florida State. He served an additional 60 days in jail for the probation violation. Ultimately, Moss transferred to Marshall University, about an hour's drive from his home. Because Marshall was then a Division I-AA school, NCAA rules allowed him to transfer there without losing any further eligibility

1671 days ago
38.

lovemj    

wv girl, don't let the negative bother you-you'll find on this board (an in life in general), so many have nothing to say unless it's bad. hey i live in KY; you KNOW what they say about us! LOL.

i have always liked andy, but he does seem strange. like, he needs a hug...

1671 days ago
39.

Wombat Killer    

Wombat is a tool bag!!

1671 days ago
40.

Jeff    

Marshall plane crash
In a 1997 Sports Illustrated article, when discussing the 1970 Marshall plane crash, Randy Moss was quoted as saying the "The plane crash was before my time. I don't try to go back in the past and say this football game is for the people in the plane crash. I've seen the burial ground. I went up there and looked at the names. It was a tragedy, but it really wasn't nothing big."

Traffic incident
On September 24, 2002 in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, Moss was driving and was preparing to make an illegal turn. A traffic control officer, noticing what he was about to do, stood in front of his car, ordering him to stop. Eyewitness accounts of the event differ at this point, but Moss did not comply with the officer's order, and she was bumped by his vehicle and fell to the ground. Moss was arrested, and a search of his vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana.[49] Initially charged with felony Suspicion of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and a misdemeanor marijuana possession, Moss pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor traffic violation and was ordered to pay a $1,200 fine and perform 40 hours of community service.

Playoff mooning incident
On January 9, 2005, the Minnesota Vikings traveled to division rival Green Bay to take on the heavily favored Packers in an NFC wildcard playoff game. Moss finished the game with 4 catches for 70 yards and two touchdowns in the 31-17 win. After the second score, Moss trotted to the end zone goalpost and, facing away from the crowd, feigned pulling down his pants to moon the Green Bay fans. TV announcer Joe Buck, calling the game, was incensed, calling it "a disgusting act" on-air. Days later, the NFL fined him $10,000, finding it "unsportsmanlike" and "offensive" during the playoffs.

Marijuana use

Dating violence allegations
On January 15, 2008, Orlando-based radio station WDBO reported that Moss "ha[d] been hit with a temporary injunction for protection against dating violence. According to the affidavit Moss committed a battery upon Rachelle Washington,[61] causing serious injury, and then refused to allow her to seek medical attention. The affidavit out of Broward County reveals Moss cannot come within 500 feet of the victim and cannot use or possess firearms."

Moss has little contact with his father.


Four children out of wedlock



Great poster boy for WV

1671 days ago
41.

Jammin    

I hope Andy faces his demons and gets well...

1671 days ago
42.

Lawman    

You can see this idiots rap sheet at www.wvrja.com, click on Daily Incarcerations at the top, then on Western Regional Jail, then Okay. It'll be about halfway down the list.

1671 days ago
43.

Jeff    


chad Pennington? At least Pennington married his college girlfriend. They have three kids....only they might not be his. He famously brought his Jets playbook on his honeymoon.

"You want me to do what?"
"Nawpe. Nawpe. Not gonna do it. Gonna study my play book. And put your clothes back on Lucille."

1671 days ago
44.

LongJohn69    

If you go see this guy you take your chances.

1671 days ago
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