Cosby was charged with one felony count for sexual assault.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
December 30, 2015
St. Norristown, Pennsylvania – On Wednesday, Bill Cosby, 78, was charged with one felony count for sexual assault (aggravated indecent assault) and bail was set at $1M in Montgomery County in Pennsylvania. Cosby posted $100K cash and is free on bond. If convicted, Cosby is facing up to 10 years in prison.
The criminal complaint states that Cosby drugged and sexually molested Andrea Constand in 2004 at her home and even penetrated her without consent.
A preliminary hearing for Cosby is set for January 14. Cosby has not entered a plea yet in the case.
Constand’s sexual assault criminal case is the first to be filed after 50 White women have alleged that Cosby had drugged them and sexually assaulted them in the past. Cosby, a well known Afro-American comedian who has denied the allegations.