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Tuesday August 18, 2009 4:15 pm

So You Think You Can Dance’s Alex Da Silva Charged with Rape

Alex Da SilvaFour months after being released due to lack of evidence, choreographer has been rearrested on rape-related offenses…and this time, he’s been slapped with a few charges.

The dance instructor, whose best known for his work on , was cuffed this morning at his North Hollywood home for crimes allegedly committed against four different women.

According to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, the incidents occurred between 2002 and 2009. The victims - ranging from 20 to 26 in age - had been taking classes with Da Silva. In total, Alex has been charged with eight felonies: four counts of forcible rape, two counts of assault with intent to commit rape and two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object.

Da Silva is being held on $6.2 million bail. A conviction on all charges could mean up to life in prison.

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