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Arrest Warrant Issued for Bill Cosby over Alleged Sexual Assault in January 2004

Adesola Ade-Unuigbe

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MELBOURNE, FL - NOVEMBER 21:  Actor Bill Cosby performs at the King Center for the Performing Arts on November 21, 2014 in Melbourne, Florida.  (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, FL – NOVEMBER 21: Actor Bill Cosby performs at the King Center for the Performing Arts on November 21, 2014 in Melbourne, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

An arrest warrant has been issued for 78-year-old comedian Bill Cosby for the alleged sexual assault and drugging of Andrea Constand.

According to People, the official charge listed as aggravated indecent assault, which is a felony.

Bill Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by over 50 women, has always claimed the relations between him and Andrea was consensual, and Andrea alleges that she was in a relationship with a woman at the time.

According to reports, Andrea formerly worked at Temple University, and the Bill Cosby reportedly abused her at his Elkins Park, Pennsylvania mansion in January of 2004.

A press conference took place today, Wednesday (December 30) to confirm the news that he would be charged with a crime.

Dolores Troiani, Andrea‘s lawyer, said of the news, “Obviously we appreciate the expression of confidence in her. We’ll have to see what happens. We hope justice will be done. We will cooperate fully.”

Watch video footage of the press conference, where it was confirmed he would be charged and arraigned in court later today.


Photo Credit: Getty Images/Gerardo Mora

Adesola is a BellaNaija editor and Voltron. Yes, things are that serious for her when it comes to BellaNaija.com.She's a lover of gist, novels, music and food. She's constantly trying not to take life for granted. She spends most of her time either keeping up with the world on the Internet or sharing some acquired knowledge about digital media.To communicate with her directly, you can hit her up on: Instagram - @adesola.au Twitter - @ThisConnectd

4 Comments

  1. December Wind

    December 30, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    The evil that men do live after them or with them . He had a beautiful career going on , why do they get their hands involved in such irking and disturbing activities..,

  2. The Truth

    December 30, 2015 at 8:15 pm

    so they can issue arrest warrant for something he did or might not have done over 10 years ago and they let the killer of Tamir Rice and other black ppl walk free?
    This is White Supremacy! Fuck em all.

  3. Karashika

    December 30, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    well well well uncle bill, looks like ur sins has finally caught up with u. oyo is your case *rita’svoice*

  4. ATL's finest

    December 30, 2015 at 9:10 pm

    I still can’t believe it smh #OhNO#

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