Brian Hickerson, the ex-boyfriend of Hayden Panettiere, is serving his jail sentence in his home violence case involving the Nashville and Heroes star.
Hickerson, 32, was handed a 45-day sentence on April 20 after he pleaded no contest to 2 felony counts of injuring a partner/cohabitant/girlfriend/kid’s father or mother. In line with court docket data, he started serving his sentence on Could 7 and is ready to serve 12 days, attributable to time served and different elements, in Males’s Central Jail in Los Angeles.
His anticipated launch date is Could 19.
The general public info officer for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division stated no reserving picture will likely be launched publicly.
Along with the jail time, the aspiring actor — who began relationship Panettiere in 2018 after her cut up from fiancé Wladimir Klitschko — will likely be on formal probation for 4 years. He additionally has to take 52 home violence lessons and pay $500 in restitution. He’ll have a progress report listening to at Clara Shortridge Foltz Felony Justice Middle in L.A. on Oct. 22 to replace the court docket on what he is accomplished.
Hickerson can be beneath a five-year protecting order, stopping him from any contact with the star.
Final July, Hickerson initially pleaded not responsible to eight counts of home violence and assault. There have been 4 felony counts of a partner/cohabitant/girlfriend/kid’s father or mother, one misdemeanor rely of battery, two felony counts of assault with a lethal weapon and one felony rely of dissuading a witness from prosecuting a criminal offense.
All the expenses have been allegedly dedicated towards 31-year-old Panettiere. The assault allegedly occurred between Could 2019 and January 2020. The extra cost of dissuading a witness resulted from Hickerson allegedly tried to dissuade Panettiere from submitting expenses towards him. At the moment, she was first granted a restraining order towards him.
That is the top of an extended interval of turmoil for the exes. Hickerson was first booked for alleged felony domestic violence in Could 2019 after an alleged altercation with the actress. In September of that yr, his case was reportedly dismissed after the couple reportedly reunited.
He was arrested again in February 2020 in Wyoming for home battery after he allegedly punched her on Valentine’s Day. He pleaded not responsible to 1 rely of home battery that April.
Moreover, quickly after they began relationship, police have been known as to Hickerson’s father’s dwelling in South Carolina in 2018 over a drunken altercation. The dispute was reportedly between father and son with Panettiere opening the door for police.
Final yr, when the costs have been filed towards Hickerson on this case, Panettiere — who shares a daughter with Klitschko — stated it was her hope that the reality popping out would “empower others in abusive relationships to get the assistance they want and deserve.”
She’s hasn’t publicly commented on Hickerson’s incarceration.
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