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Reality show cast members arrested

3 years 3 months 1 day ago October 19, 2013 Oct 19, 2013 Saturday, October 19 2013 October 19, 2013 3:14 PM in News
By: AP

HOUMA - Two members of the reality television show "Swamp People" have pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they attacked a man with a beer bottle at a store in August.

The Houma Courier reports that Roland "R.J." Molinere Jr. and his son, Roland "Jay Paul" Molinere III pleaded not guilty Friday in a Terrebonne Parish court.

The two men said they had no comment on their plea.

Both men are accused of attacking a 24-year-old man Aug. 8 at a convenience store, hitting him repeatedly with the beverage. Authorities say the victim suffered a black eye, a swollen jaw and a welt on his forehead.

Trial is scheduled for Jan. 13

If convicted, each faces up to 10 years in prison and $5,000 in fines.

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