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Shia LaBeouf Arrested For Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication In Georgia

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Shia LaBeouf Arrested Georgia

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Shia LaBeouf Arrested Georgia

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Shia LaBeouf was arrested for disorderly conduct and public intoxication in Georgia on Saturday. The actor was taken into custody for misbehaving and obstructing justice.

According to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, LaBeouf “approached a bystander and an SCMPD office” for a cigarette around 4 a.m. local time. “When LaBeouf wasn’t given a cigarette, he became disorderly, using profanities and vulgar language in front of the women and children present. He was told to leave the area and refused, becoming aggressive toward the officer,” it’s said in an official news release.

The statement goes on, “When the officer attempted to place LaBeouf under arrest, LaBeouf ran to a nearby hotel. LaBeouf was arrested in the hotel lobby, where his disorderly behavior continued.” He was booked into custody on charges of obstruction, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $7,000, and he was released upon posting it hours later.

The arrest comes just over a month after LaBeouf was sued for a bowling alley fight. As Gossip Cop reported, the actor was kicked out of Pinz in Los Angeles after an argument with the bartender. While LaBeouf claimed he was enraged over not being served French fries, employee David Bernstein said he wasn’t serving the star because he was allegedly intoxicated. Due to his outburst, in which he hurled racist allegations at the bartender, Bernstein filed a lawsuit seeking $5 million in damages for defamation and assault.

A few months before that, in January, LaBeouf was arrested for assault at his “He Will Not Divide Us” protest in New York. The former child star was accused of pushing and scratching a fellow protester. But in March, the charges against LaBeouf were dropped due to a lack of evidence.

LaBeouf’s run-ins with law actually go back several years. In 2014, he was arrested for disrupting a performance of Cabaret in New York. He later pled guilty to disorderly conduct, and was sentenced to six months of outpatient alcohol treatment. In a subsequent “Ellen DeGeneres Show” appearance, he admitted to spitting on a cop during the ordeal. “That’s a no, no. I’m sorry if you’re watching, dude. I’m sorry. That was crazy, man,” he said.

There’s also additional arrests dating back to 2015. Gossip Cop has reached out to a rep for comment.

 


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