Ron Bultongez – a former “American Idol” contestant who went quite far in his 2018 season – faces multiple counts of sex with a minor in his home country.
Police sources told TMZ… that the singer and former “Idol” sensation was arrested in Grapevine, Texas, when he surrendered on July 15.
We are still collecting details of the allegations, but according to the Tarrant County District Attorney’s prosecution documents, Bultongez is charged with 4 counts of sexually penetrating a minor under 17 on 4 occasions.
In documents, obtained by TMZ, prosecutors say the alleged incidents occurred between December 2020 and February 2021.
Bultongez was released a few days after his arrest … after posting a $ 50,000 bond. We are told he has yet to appear in court to face the charges.
We reached out to him for comment … but so far no word in return.
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