Ray J Charged With Sexual Battery, 3 More Misdemeanors

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Ray J visits at SiriusXM Studios on May 22, 2013 in New York City.

Charges stem from May 30 arrest, when the singer was accused of grabbing a woman's butt and smashing a patrol car window

Ray J has been charged with four misdemeanors, including sexual battery, stemming from his May 30 arrest at a Beverly Hills hotel, the Los Angeles district attorney confirms to Billboard.

The singer (real name: William Ray Norwood Jr.) was also charged with battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, and vandalism, for smashing a police patrol car window.

When Ray J was arrested in May, he was accused of grabbing a woman's butt in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The police report from the incident says after he left the hotel, Ray J "became belligerent with the valets and refused to leave. Hotel security requested to make a private persons arrest after repeatedly asking Mr. Norwood to leave. After the uniform police officers took Mr. Norwood into custody and placed him in the rear of a police vehicle, he became belligerent and used his feet to shatter the side window of the police vehicle."

His arraignment is set for Friday.


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