Why was Christopher Dionne arrested? His wife is an author- Photos, mug shot
Christopher Dionne has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor child. Reports suggest that the child is just ten year old. The incident apparently happened a couple of months ago, and came to the limelight only now.
Christopher Dionne, a former HGTV host has been taken into custody by police. He turned himself in when warrant was issued.
If reports are to be believed, the child, all of ten year old is a close freind of Dionne’s daughter and the incident happened when he came to her friend’s home for a sleepover party.
In the meantime 36-year old reality actor has been charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a child. Latest reports suggest that he has been released on $100,000 bond.
A report in the USMagazine says that the kid “unidentified accuser claimed to a social worker that Dionne touched her inappropriately while she was at a birthday sleepover party for his daughter, her best friend, on November 25. She alleged that Dionne woke her up around 1:30 a.m. by placing his hand against her buttocks under her pajamas and then later lifting up her shirt and touching her chest. She also claimed that Dionne took a photo of her on his cellphone as he lifted her shirt up”.
Meanwhile a report in the NBC Connecticut says that Dionne’s version claims that the 10-year-old girl was awake when he came home from a night out. When he sat on the couch with the girl started to rub his stomach. Dionne told cops that he told her, “That’s big girl stuff.” At that point, Dionne says the girl started to cry. When the news came to the limelight for the first time, the reality star was in Santa Monica filming his television show with his brother. NBC Connecticut reports that Dionne was concerned about the scandal getting into the public eye “due to all the stories in the media and the fact that he is on TV.”
Dionne married to writer Summer-Sage Dionne, an author. According to her Facebook page, Summer-Sage is a published writer and a 2002 graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic where she studied sociology. Sage is a native of Windsor. A couple of her books are available for order on Amazon.
According to a press kit for Dionne’s 2015 show on HGTV, “The Dionne twins don’t just flip homes. They do every bit of the restoration themselves and use as many reclaimed materials as possible.” The press release adds that the pair were raised on a dairy farm in Massachusetts and that “at an early age how to find value in everything they found around them.” The duo combines “Michael’s building and repurposing know how with Christopher’s financial and real estate skills, they are a winning team for any project as long as they can see eye to eye.”