Where is Larry Ray’s Lieutenant Isabella Pollok – ‘Sex, Lies, and the College Cult‘ is a Peacock original documentary that, from every conceivable standpoint, lives up to its title. It is at once intriguing and eerie. That’s because it carefully details how Larry Ray joined an abusive cult not long after relocating to his daughter’s residence at Sarah Lawrence College, only to go unnoticed for almost ten years. So now, if you want to know more about the one person who unquestionably assisted him during the entire ordeal – his “lieutenant” Isabella Pollok — we’ve got you covered.
Who is Isabella Pollok?
Back in the fall of 2010, 19-year-old Isabella initially met 50-year-old Larry as the father of her roommate and closest friend, Talia Ray, but their relationship quickly developed into much more. The San Antonio native seemed to have a joyful, fulfilling existence because she was attending the prestigious liberal arts college on a full scholarship. But, in reality, she was experiencing mental health issues. She was allegedly recently single, which also significantly impacted the scenario because Larry stepped in to help her “process and make sense of a lot of things.”
From then on, Isabella and Larry got closer and closer with each passing day. By the time winter break rolled around, he was easily sleeping in her room and had even managed to drive her family away. The following year, they allegedly continued to get along even after moving into an Upper East Side apartment with a few other young people who were already on his radar. Because of this, Larry eventually began to address Isabella as his wife, which quickly revealed that she was not his victim (as was previously thought), but rather his co-conspirator in every sense of the word.
Where is Isabella Pollok Now?
The FBI allegedly became suspicious of Isabella’s involvement in crime because of her lack of cooperation when the matter first surfaced in 2019, but she wasn’t charged until 2021. Before she was accused of racketeering conspiracy, extortion conspiracy, sex trafficking conspiracy, and money laundering, much more in-depth investigation was required, as well as interviews with actual victims. She had supported Larry in his sexual and psychological torture plans, having lived with him in many locations around New York, New Jersey, and North Carolina.
Reports claim that Isabella allegedly made a brother and sister pair wear diapers around her partner’s Manhattan apartment and that she also assisted in torturing various victims in other ways. However, most significantly, according to the federal prosecutors, she assisted Larry in smuggling $2.5 million from Claudia Drury, her former roommate and friend, whom he had coerced into prostitution – sex trafficking.
By admitting she took part in transactions using extorted funds on September 7, 2022, Isabella amended her plea from not guilty to guilty on a single count of conspiracy to launder money. According to what we can tell, her sentence hearing is planned for February 2023; she faces the maximum punishment of five years in prison and $250,000 in fines. The 31-year-old, who was out on bail, also admitted in court that “I understood what I was doing was unlawful and against the law.”