Posted: Oct 19, 2013 4:13 PM by AP
Updated: Oct 19, 2013 4:14 PM
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.