terça-feira, maio 31, 2005
Slater Arrested for Alleged Groping
NEW YORK - Actor Christian Slater was arrested early Tuesday and charged with groping a woman on a Manhattan street, police said.
Slater, 35, was accused of touching the woman's buttocks near 93rd Street and Third Avenue on the Upper East Side around 1:50 a.m., said a police spokesman, Detective John Sweeney.
The woman, who was not identified, flagged down police to report the incident, Sweeney said. Slater was found nearby and the woman identified him as the man who groped her.
Slater, who's appearing on Broadway in "The Glass Menagerie," was arrested on a charge of third-degree sexual abuse. He was expected Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court. in AP
Filmmaker Stone arrested on drug, alcohol charges
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone was arrested on drunken driving and drug charges at a police checkpoint in Beverly Hills, California, authorities said on Saturday.
Stone, who won best director Oscars for "Platoon" and "Born on the Fourth of July," was released on Saturday morning after posting $15,000 bond, said Sgt. John Edmundson, a spokesman for the Beverly Hills police department.
Police arrested Stone, 58, on Friday night at a checkpoint on Sunset Boulevard near the border of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, he said.
Stone, driving a Mercedes, was one of nine arrests at the checkpoint set up as part of a statewide crackdown on drunken driving during the Memorial Day weekend.
Police would not release details of an intoxication test on Stone or the type of drugs in his possession.
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