Ex-American Idol Contestant Ron Bultongez Arrested For Alleged Sex With A Minor

July 19, 2021

By Richard Schertzer

Ron Bultongez, a former ‘American Idol’ competitor, is currently facing multiple counts of sex with a minor in the state of Texas, according to TMZ.

The singer and one-time 'Idol' sensation was arrested in Grapevine, TX when he turned himself in on July 15, and according to the Tarrant County D.A.'s charging documents, Bultongez is charged with 4 counts of sexual penetration of a minor under the age of 17 on 4 occasions.

Prosecutors have said the alleged incidents occurred between December 2020 and February 2021.

Bultongez was released from custody a couple days after his arrest ... once he posted a $50,000 bond. We're told he has not made his initial court appearance yet to face the charges.

Bultongez has made no comment, as of now.