An arrest warrant for Marilyn Manson was issued on Tuesday by New Hampshire police after the musician reportedly failed to respond to outstanding charges for a 2019 incident involving a videographer.
The Gilford Police Department released a statement on its Facebook page explaining that the warrant for the arrest of Manson, real name Brian Hugh Warner, had been issued for two counts of Class A Simple Assault at the Lodge from the Bank of New Hampshire.
“Warner, his agent, and his attorney have known about the warrant for some time and no effort has been made by him to return to New Hampshire to respond to the outstanding charges,” police said.
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Police told Fox News on Tuesday that Manson was performing at the Bank of New Hampshire pavilion on August 18, 2019, when the alleged simple assaults occurred.
Authorities explained that in the state of New Hampshire, arrest warrants can be issued by surety commissioners and that the initial assault report was therefore investigated and a warrant affidavit was issued. he judgment was prepared by the investigator.
The affidavit was then presented to a bailiff and examined for probable cause – which police said they found during their investigation and an arrest warrant was issued on October 8, 2019.
Police do not release the videographer’s name, but authorities told Fox News that the videographer was contracted out by a local company to film the concert and was located in the pit area when the assaults suspected have occurred.
Manson’s attorney did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
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Less than a week ago, Ashley Walters, a 52-year-old former assistant to the singer-songwriter, joined scores of women in accusing and prosecuting the rocker of allegedly abusive behavior.
Last month, “Game of Thrones” actress Esmé Bianco, 38, also filed a lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles, alleging that Manson physically, sexually, psychologically and emotionally assaulted her on multiple occasions.
In a statement to Fox News released through his representative, Bianco said, “As millions of survivors like me painfully know, our legal system is far from perfect. That’s why I co-created the Phoenix Act, a law that provides precious healing time for thousands of domestic violence survivors. But as I fight for a fairer legal system, I also assert my right to demand that my abuser be held accountable, using whatever means available to me. ”
The actress continued, “For too long my attacker has been left unchecked, thanks to money, fame and an industry that has turned a blind eye. Despite the many courageous women who have spoken out against Marilyn Manson, countless survivors remain silenced, and some My hope is that by uplifting mine, I will help prevent Brian Warner from shattering more lives and giving to other victims have the means to demand their own small measure of justice. “
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Biacno’s complaint also alleges that Warner and his former manager violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act when Warner used a fraud to bring him to the United States, and it alleges that Warner forcibly threatened and committed sexual acts. violent on her to which she did not consent.
“Mr. Warner used drugs, force and threats of force to coerce Ms. Bianco into sexual acts on several occasions,” the detailed complaint states, according to Deadline. Bianco was involved with Manson from 2009 to some time in 2013 and in her case the British-born actress claims through her lawyer Jay Ellwanger, “Mr. Warner raped Ms. Bianco in May 2011 or around that date ”.
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“Ms Bianco was well aware of the violence Mr Warner could inflict if she retaliated, having been the target of her temper on several occasions,” the complaint states. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
“To be clear, this complaint was only made after my client refused to be shaken by Ms. Bianco and her lawyer and give in to their outrageous financial demands based on conduct that simply never happened. take place, ”King added. “We will vigorously challenge these allegations in court and are confident that we will succeed. “