Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Venice, California on Tuesday night, March 17 after allegedly becoming embroiled in a drunken scuffle with police. Cops were called to the area to investigate reports of a drunk man causing a commotion, and when officers arrived at the scene, Brendon allegedly refused to co-operate and ran away.
He was detained following a chase and reportedly Tasered by officers as he attempted to escape, according to TMZ. The 38-year-old actor was hospitalized and later booked for felony vandalism after allegedly damaging property during the incident.
Professionally, Nicholas Brendon debuted his acting career in 1993 TV series "Married... With Children". He was later tapped to play Xander Harris in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Beside landing role in small screen shows, Brendon has also starred in big screen projects, such as "Demon Island", "Unholy", "The Portal" and "My Neighbor's Secret".