NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- (KTLA) -- A Newport Beach surgeon and a woman he partnered with have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting at least two women, and authorities are seeking additional victims, Orange County District Attorney’s officials announced Tuesday.
Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, were each charged with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by anesthesia or a controlled substance, assault with intent to commit sexual offense and possession of a controlled substance for sale.
The defendants allegedly invited one of their victims, a 32-year-old woman, to a party in April 2016 and allegedly took her to Robicheaux’s apartment once she was intoxicated. They allegedly gave the victim more drugs and raped her. In October, the defendants met the second victim act a bar in Newport Beach and drank with her until she was unconscious. They allegedly took her to Robicheaux’s apartment and sexually assaulted her with intention of raping her, officials said. The victim woke up and screamed for help until police responded and investigated.
On Jan. 9, they defendants were found in possession of large quaintness of illegal drugs and Robicheaux was found with two illegal and unregistered assault rifles, four other guns and several large capacity magazines. The defendants were arrested on Sept. 12.