Elizabeth Lyn Vargas referred to as the police on Tuesday, February 1, after her ex-boyfriend Ryan Geraghty barricaded himself inside her residence and threatened the previous “Real Housewives of Orange County” star. Video footage from the incident was shared by TMZ this week and confirmed the terrifying second that Geraghty advised Vargas he would kill her first, then “everyone else.” According to TMZ, Vargas was safely rescued by officers and was not harmed.
Here are a few clips of what occurred:
In the video, viewers can see Geraghty telling Vargas, 46, “I’m taking you out, after which everyone else. They can shoot me if they need. I do not give a f*** anymore, I’ve obtained nothing to lose.” There are a number of movies of the incident out there on this TMZ article.
According to the Orange County District Attorney’s workplace, Geraghty was arrested by the Newport Beach Police Department “after pointing a gun on the lady and threatening to kill her for refusing to offer him any more cash.” The press launch states that Geraghty is accused of extorting cash for “not promoting nude photographs of her to the media,” starting on Christmas Eve 2021. It provides:
After the lady advised Geraghty she would not be offering him any more cash, Geraghty is [accused] of punching the lady within the face. When she tried to chop him off once more, he pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her.
Geraghty, a Convicted Felon, Has Been Arrested & Faces Multiple Felony Charges in Connection With the Incident
Geraghty, 33, was hit with a number of prices, the Orange County District Attorney introduced:
One felony depend of extortion by drive or risk, one felony depend of assault with a firearm, one felony depend of prison threats, one felony depend of corporal harm on a partner or cohabitant, one felony depend of grossly negligent discharge of a firearm, one felony depend of possession of a firearm by a felon and two misdemeanor counts of possession of a managed substance.
If convicted on all prices, Geraghty may face a most sentence of 75 years and 4 months as much as life in jail, as a result of he has two prior strikes beneath California’s Three Strikes Law.
Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer acknowledged, “Thankfully the Newport Beach Police Department prevented critical hurt from coming to this lady and the Orange County District Attorney’s Office will do all the things it might to stop this violent prison from with the ability to hurt anybody else.”
Vargas Called the Police & Officers Responded After Hearing a Struggle on the Phone
The press launch from the Orange County District Attorney acknowledged that, “On January 31, 2022 Geraghty is accused of taking pictures a gun into the ceiling throughout an argument whereas the sufferer hid in a closet.” It mentioned the next day, February 1, “he’s accused of calling the lady to inform him he’s coming for her as a result of she stole his automobile. He then got here to her home with a gun, which he pointed in her face, threatening to kill her.”
According to the press launch, Newport Beach cops responded to the house in query as a result of they “heard a wrestle over the telephone whereas trying to contact the sufferer.” A press launch from the Newport Beach Police Department added extra details about the arrest, explaining that after they arrived on the residence, they discovered “an emergency state of affairs that warranted the rapid evacuation of the sufferer from the residence.” It added:
Once contained in the residence, cops encountered an armed male suspect who was actively threatening the lifetime of the sufferer. Officers took rapid motion and positioned the suspect into custody.
The former “Real Housewives” star’s supervisor advised Page Six that Vargas was left “shaken up” by the “traumatic expertise.”