Terry Crews’ Claims Of Sexual Assault By WME’s Adam Venit Sent To D.A. By LAPD

Deadline | 2/9/2018 | Dominic Patten
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Already battling Terry Crews in the courts over the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star’s allegations that Adam Venit sexually assaulted him in early 2016, the WME agent is now facing a probe by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

“A case was presented to our office on February 6 by the Los Angeles Police Department involving Adam Venit and is under review,” L.A. County D.A. spokesman Ricardo Santiago told Deadline today.

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Though Crews was not officially identified as the accuser in the Venit matter now before the D.A.’s office, the actor who was among the Silence Breakers that made up TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 is the other party in the matter.

almost two years ago were disclosed. However, a law enforcement source tells us that the dossier the department compiled and sent over to D.A. Jackie Lacey’s office was “thorough.”

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After the review process is completed by the District Attorney’s office and the special task force Lacey announced last November, Venit’s case could head towards prosecution, be tossed or be heaved over to City Attorney Mike Feuer for misdemeanor charges and possible prison time.

WME had no response to requests for comment from Deadline on this latest turn in the dispute between their former client and the man who was once one of their top agents.

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The Venit review comes as Lacey’s team is also now looking over a total of five cases involving Harvey Weinstein, director James Toback, and former The Ranch star Danny Masterson. A file on Steven Seagal was passed to the D.A.’s office on January 31 by the Beverly Hill police department after an investigation of an alleged 2005 sexual assault by the On Deadly Ground actor.

After first going public last October on social media with what...
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