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Tripp Eisen's Bail Set At $1 Million; Next Court Appearance Scheduled For Wednesday

Former STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen's bail has reportedly been set at $1 million on charges that include kidnapping, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Eisen, whose real name is Tod Rex Salvador, appeared in Central Justice Center Court in Santa Ana, California, on Monday afternoon (Feb. 28) and is scheduled to make his next appearance at the Central Superior Court in Santa Ana on Wednesday (March 2).

Eisen was arrested in Orange County, California, for allegedly meeting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl two months ago in New Jersey. The 39-year-old musician allegedly met the Sayreville, New Jersey girl on the Internet, drove from Pennsylvania on January 7 to meet her, and assaulted her in a shopping center in Old Bridge, New Jersey. The girl's mother found out about the incident and alerted police.

Eisen faces a maximum of 30 years in prison if convicted on the kidnapping charge alone.

On February 10, Eisen was arrested on one felony count of crimes against children. Authorities from the Orange County (California) Sheriff's Department found the 39-year-old musician sleeping in a parked car with an underage female with whom he'd just had sexual intercourse, according to Bergen, New Jersey's The Record. Eisen was taken into custody and released on $100,000 bail several hours later.

Eisen's attorney, Mark Werksman, expressed confidence that his client's "name will be cleared."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. BLACK DOG writes:

This is really sad.He had the world by the nut's.I really hope he get's help.Self sabatage is a mean and unforgiving b****.

# Mar 1, 2005 @ 10:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. !33 writes:

Poor guy...not! he should be hung!

# Mar 1, 2005 @ 10:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Cptn. Obvious writes:

He was a dumbass (as his adoration fo Ayn Rand proves) and a sh**ty musician. Even if he isn't innocent he should be locked away for stupidity.

# Mar 1, 2005 @ 10:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brokenwings13 writes:

I had a report on this in my newszine, I got alot of feedback on it, seems the people over here want him dead.

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 12:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. bigemperorfan writes:

the creep should be locked away for life.

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 6:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. deathbringer writes:

What's you newszine, brokenwings?

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 12:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. DerailTheTrain writes:

heh, it's "hanged" (even though it sounds grammaticly absurd) and yeah, homeboy dug himself a pretty deep hole, s'his own fault...dumbass..

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 3:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BLACK DOG writes:

The crazy part is it seem's to be a bit of an epidemic these day's.Do people that get into this type of sh** lack confidence.Is it a power trip or what.everybody fantasizes about being someones first but that's f***ing rediculous.It's one thing to be with someone who has no experience it's something else to be with someone who has no idea what to do.That in itself should be a deterant.

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brokenwings13 writes:

Deathbringer, my 'zine is called The Music and The Madness, it's just an email thing I do for my buds and stuff. I'd get info from feeds or my radio station and use it for it. But I rewrite all of it so it makes more sense and no one says "plaigarism."

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 12:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. mwitherow writes:

god he f***ed himself over/

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 2:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. deathbringer writes:

brokenwings13, ok just wondering.

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 1:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. underground_stella writes:

You people dont have to wish him dead. The jail that he is being kept in has him on suicide watch. I dont agree with what he did, yet, if he is innocent or not it will be proven why jump to conclusion? none of use quite f***ing know what is really going on. People that were his fans are turning on him and with good reason. Then again, i dont see the reason to act like the pilgrim village and f***ing torch him without knowing the true facts. Knowing from experience, the police can miscomunicate and misinform the media about the facts in order to protect the family and the person in custody. Its call tactis, and most people dont realise that the media is controlled by the police and the government itself they wont show you EVERYTHING and they wont tell you what they think you dont need to know, think about it.

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 1:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. brokenwings13 writes:

Ok. Do you want me to send it to you? It's pretty much the same from here. Same feed.

# Mar 3, 2005 @ 4:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. wsmscbdd writes:

I have been a fan of Tripp's and Static-X for alot of years now and I have been in shock for the last few days. I am hoping it was a set up of some kind . The bad thing is even if he didn't do it, it has probably hurt his name and Static-X. Thats a shame Wayne worked hard for this band. If he did do it he definately needs help. I hope he didn't.

# Mar 4, 2005 @ 6:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. san antonio musician writes:

o' my god, what in the hell realy happend. did the girl lie about her age "that happens alot"are the parents just seeing doller signs$$$$.my best wishies are out to tripp hope it all works out man,and all you're fans from dope,murder dolls to the X god bless mann see you soon... the san antonio chapter... may the wave live on...

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 3:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. trippdoubt writes:

regardless of whether she lied, a 39 year old man shouldn't be f***ing a girl who is even borderline.

# Mar 5, 2005 @ 11:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. BLACK DOG writes:

AMEN TO THAT BROTHER !!!!

# Mar 6, 2005 @ 12:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. capt' howdy writes:

Dude... She didnt even know it was him. If you read any other reports he told the girl that he like's to "impersonate" the guitarist to Static X. She didnt even know he was famous. They dont take too kindly to his lot in butt f*** prison.

# Mar 6, 2005 @ 12:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Carcass writes:

Where there's smoke theres fire, feed the rock spider to the jail birds!!!

# Mar 6, 2005 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. BLACKDOG writes:

He's a celebrity so He probably won't be in the general population,but if they want him they'll get him.The list of worst thing's to be in prison and not neccessarily in this order .COP's,LAWYERS,JUDGES,RAPIST'S and CHILD MOLESTER'S.If they get hold of him he's gonna be someone's b****.I wouldn't be surprised if he get's Pimped.

# Mar 6, 2005 @ 7:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. ex-static-xfan writes:

Wayne chose to keep Tripp over Ken Jay (who was one of the co-founders and heart of this band). I wonder if he regrets that decision now? Tripp is in my prayers...he's going to need them where he's going. Karma is a b****!

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 6:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. BLACK DOG writes:

Closest thing to HELL on earth.

# Mar 7, 2005 @ 6:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. kira writes:

hey, I've known tripp for a long time - he is a great person. He is amazingly intelligent, intuitive and so professional. At times when I am unsure of what is happening in my world, I'll call him for advice. Yeah, I look up to him. Whatever this is, whatever happened between these two people was not perverse, and it was nothing intentionally illegal on Tripps part I have to believe. Trippy is just too damn good. I respect him and will continue to look up to him not only for his talent and tenaciousness, but for his integrity as well.

# Mar 11, 2005 @ 12:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. pixies perpetual distraction writes:

i thought tripp was really hot.... NOT ANYMORE :( he's going to need heaps of lube where he's going for a very very long time. :(:(

# Mar 11, 2005 @ 7:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Ethan Moss writes:

just ... what the f***, man..

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 8:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. BLACKDOG writes:

On another note.I find it truly disturbing that so many people are more angry about Head being born againe than they are about Tripp' sexually assaulting a kid.This truly is a f***ed up backward a$$ world we live in.

# Mar 16, 2005 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. trippfan writes:

what tripp did was something nobody can forgive. he is yet but another talented musician that had to find some illegal thrill to make himself happy. this is a sad day for Static-X . my prayers go out to the band and tripp. hopefully everything will blow over soon.

# Mar 18, 2005 @ 9:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. static fan writes:

this is all bullsh*t know one knows what really happened. Your all just f*cked jumping to conclusion. remember in this country your innocent until proven guilty. so every one get your head out of your a**

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