Former child actor Shaun Weiss, perhaps best known for his role as the goalie in the 1992 movie The Mighty Ducks, was arrested in Northern California early Saturday morning on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs, police say.
The actor, 38, was "behaving erratically with flashlights," including using a flashlight to light his own face, Oroville Police Lt. Chris Nicodemus told People.com. Cops found him with three other individuals outside a business complex in Oroville after midnight, and Nicodemus said the cops suspected the group might be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Weiss was cooperative at the scene, Nicodemus said, and he was witty and even joked around with the officers.
Cops did not blood test Weiss although they did decide that he was under the influence, so they locked him up for a few hours until he sobered up.
He was released a few hours later without charges, according to Oroville Police. Nicodemus said the release was standard procedure for public intoxication incidents in the state. Weiss has had some previous run-ins with the cops.
He was arrested in 2017 on charges of possession of meth right after he got sentenced to 150 days for robbing an electronics store, according to TMZ. He only served 12 days due to overcrowding.
Weiss played hockey goalie Greg Goldberg in The Mighty Ducks. He also appeared in the children's show Pee-wee's Playhouse and the 1994 Disney movie Heavyweights. He last appeared in a 2016 short called Netflix & Chill, according to his IMDB page.
On Twitter, many people showed concern for the actor and his shocking appearance.
[Photos: Getty, Oroville Police Department]
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