University of Wisconsin freshman Alec Shiva’s defense attorney has scheduled him to appear for a preliminary hearing Dec. 27.
Shiva appeared at the Dane County courthouse Monday afternoon for a status conference with his attorney Robert Brendan Hurley.
At the hearing, the 18-year-old is expected to face a six-count criminal complaint comprised of three felony and three misdemeanor charges against one female.
During the time of the incident, police reported Shiva was high on the psychoactive drug LSD.
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The official criminal complaint includes one count of second degree sexual assault, one count of strangulation and suffocation, one count of false imprisonment, one count of battery, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of disorderly conduct.
The preliminary hearing determines whether or not there is enough evidence against defendant for them to stand trial.
Court commissioner Jason Hanson released Shiva on a signature bond Nov. 14 with the condition that he reports to the Dane County Bail Monitoring Program.
Shiva is currently under emergency suspension from the university and is prohibited from entering UW property.