Orlando Brown DUI: ‘That’s So Raven’ Star Arrested For Drunken Driving
Former child star Orlando Brown is in police custody after being arrested Sunday night in North Hollywood on suspicion of drunken driving.
Brown, best known for his role as Eddie Thomas on the Disney series That’s So Raven, is reportedly being held on a $26,000 warrant from a previous arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) after he failed to appear before a judge during a scheduled court hearing in October of 2012.
Orlando’s October no-show marked the third time the actor has failed to turn up for a scheduled court date. He was arrested last May over a similar issue, and a previous bench warrant was issued for him in July over another missed hearing.
An initial court appearance for his most recent arrest has not yet been scheduled, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department records.
As pointed out by the Los Angeles Times, the 25-year-old actor and rapper is no stranger to run ins with the law.
His first arrest came in 2007 when he was busted for possession of marijuana in Texas.
According to police reports at the time, officers pulled the actor over for reportedly driving with his lights off. Upon stopping Brown, they allegedly found nine grams of marijuana in his vehicle.
Brown later told the media that the car did not belong to him and that he was unaware that any drugs were in the car.
In 2011, Brown was again busted after officers pulled him over for driving without a license plate. Once cops went in for a closer look, they reportedly detected the smell of alcohol coming from the vehicle.
Police immediately administered a field sobriety test, which they say Brown failed.