Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say Ray J – whose real name is William Ray Norwood Jr.- entered the plea Tuesday to misdemeanor charges of battery, vandalism, battery on a police officer and resisting a peace officer.
Ray J has pleaded not guilty to battery at Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward (photo Getty Images)
He is scheduled to return to court for a preliminary hearing August 28.
The singer was arrested on May 30 after a woman claimed he grabed her behind at a bar at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Police say Ray J refused to leave the bar when they arrived, became unruly and used his feet to shatter a patrol car window after being taken into custody.
Ray J is the former boyfriend of late Whitney Houston and the younger brother of singer-actress Brandy Norwood and had a brief singing career and starred with his sister in a reality show based on their family life.
A Miami Beach police officer is under investigation for attempting to take a photograph of Justin Bieber while he was in custody on DUI and other charges.
Sgt. Bobby Hernandez confirmed Friday that a female officer is being investigated for possible conduct unbecoming an officer.
Punishments can range from a verbal reprimand to termination. The officer’s name wasn’t released.
A Mimi Beach officer attempted to photograph Justin Bieber while he was in a temporary holding cell
Justin Bieber, 19, was arrested January 23 during what police describe as an illegal street drag race. In addition to DUI, Justin Bieber was charged with resisting arrest and having an invalid driver’s license. The singer has pleaded not guilty.
Police say the officer attempted to photograph Justin Bieber while he was in a temporary holding cell, and a higher-ranking officer intervened to stop the attempt.
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