Harvey Weinstein‘s about to face extra intercourse crime fees — this time on the alternative coast … in accordance with legislation enforcement sources near the investigation.
TMZ’s realized the Los Angeles County D.A.’s workplace impaneled an investigative grand jury within the final 6 months regarding the assorted sexual assault probes launched by the LAPD and Beverly Hills PD greater than 2 years in the past.
After its investigation, we’re informed by one supply it could be “completely stunning” if Weinstein is not indicted or charged quickly.
The DA’s workplace has eight circumstances underneath evaluate — together with a 2013 rape allegation made by an Italian actress — and our sources say there’s sufficient proof in no less than one of many circumstances to warrant submitting prison fees in opposition to the disgraced film producer.
If charged, Weinstein might be trying on the probability of prison trials in New York at California. As we reported … he will trial in NYC on Jan. 6 on five different charges, together with predatory sexual assault, a prison intercourse act and rape.
He faces life in jail if convicted — he is pled not guilty.
A spokesperson for Weinstein tells us, “The investigation into these LA circumstances has been happening for over two years. These circumstances are previous, weak and lack proof,” including … “And if prosecutors transfer ahead on any of those circumstances then it could appear their motives are extra political than authorized.”