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Steve-O of Jackass Arrested in Calgary for Assault

March 29, 2011 06:21:46 GMT

The 'Jackass' star was arrested at Calgary International Airport on Sunday, March 27 after officials noticed an outstanding warrant issued in 2003 for assault with a weapon.


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"Jackass" star Steve-O was apprehended by officials in Canada on Sunday, March 27, eight years after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Customs officials at Calgary International Airport stopped the actor after noticing the outstanding warrant, which was issued in 2003 following a fight, during which the stuntman allegedly attacked an unidentified victim with an unknown object.

Entertainment Weekly reported that a spokesperson for the Calgary Police Service has said that the 36-year-old was was taken in to custody at around 7 A.M. local time. However, officials did not share more information about the 2003 incident that led to his arrest or spill anything about the weapon allegedly used.

Steve-O was jailed for a short time and then released after posting just over $10,000 bail, according to TMZ.com. He is due back in court in May.


 




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