Dustin Neil Diamond (Screech) has been arrested. He is an actor from the days of Saved by the Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Saved by the Bell: The College Years and Saved by the Bell: The New Class and reportedly he had been carrying a concealed weapon. The day after Christmas Boxing day he spent it in police custody as he was arrested on weapon charges.
early this morning in Wisconsin for allegedly endangering another person’s safety with a switchblade.
The actor was arrested early this morning [OZAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF]
According to the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office, the 37-year-old was arrested and charged with possession of a switchblade, first degree recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon.
Dustin’s bail has been set at $1,000.
The details of his arrest are unclear, but TMZ are reporting that Diamond was taken into custody after getting into a bar fight.
The former child star appeared on the 2013 series of Celebrity Big Brother.
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After failing to nab any big roles after Saved By The Bell, Dustin filed for bankruptcy in 2001, before releasing a sex tape five years later.
He has riled his former castmates with his “tell-all” book Behind The Bell, which claimed that the then-teenagers indulged in on-set drugs and sex – something Dustin later claimed was fabricated by a ghost writer.