Former WBC welterweight champion, Victor Ortiz, has turned himself in, in compliance with a warrant searching for his arrest for an alleged rape that occurred in Southern California again in March.
Ortiz surrendered to the Ventura County Sheriff Division’s East Valley Station at round Three:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. Previous to bringing him into custody, the Ventura County District Lawyer determined that there was possible trigger to arrest Ortiz upon receiving the outcomes of a months-long prison investigation that had been performed and handed on by the Oxnard Police Division’s Household Safety Unit.
Particulars surrounding the reported incident are but to have been absolutely disclosed to the general public, however what is thought is lady behind the fees alleges that Ortiz sexually assaulted her within her Oxnard dwelling on March 19. In response to the report, 31-year-old pro-boxer imposed himself on the lady at round 12:50 p.m. and allegedly commanded her to carry out a number of intercourse acts in opposition to her will.
Ortiz was booked on three felony counts comprising of a digital penetration cost, an oral copulation cost, and a cost for forcible rape. He could be launched to members of his battle camp on $ 100,00zero bail shortly thereafter.
Tuesday’s arrest is the newest and most critical of a lot of run-ins with the legislation through the years. In was arrested for assault with a lethal weapon after he allegedly kicked a fan throughout a Kenny Chesney live performance being held partially with the 2015 Rose Bowl festivities. The next 12 months the once-promising fighter was nabbed for a DUI that landed him in jail for eight days and value him a sentence of three years on probation.
Ortiz (32-6-Three, 25 knockouts) is penciled-in to battle his former sparring companion and fellow California based mostly tremendous light-weight, John Molina Jr. (30-7, Three knockouts) this Sunday. In response to a supply cited by the LA Times, the Fox Sports activities telecast remains to be scheduled to air from Residents Enterprise Financial institution Enviornment in Ontario, Canada, at 9 p.m. that evening.
Neither opponent has gained the higher portion of their previous 10 matchups, with Ortiz solely elevating his hand in victory 4 occasions all through that span. However, due to the notoriety he’s acquired from appearances in motion pictures like “The Expendables Three” and “Southpaw” – and the performances he placed on as a former movie star contestant on “Dancing With The Stars,” Ortiz is the challenger with a sufficiently big identify to command future alternatives within the sport – given he can beat the prison allegations which can be at present being posed in opposition to him.