Dustin Diamond Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing a Man
The former Saved by the Bell star was arrested in Wisconsin early Friday morning
Dustin Diamond, best known for playing Screech on Saved by the Bell, was arrested early Friday morning in Wisconsin after allegedly stabbing a man in a bar.
Diamond, 37, was arrested for possession of a switchblade knife, first degree recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon and was booked into the Ozaukee County jail at 1:26 a.m., a spokesperson confirms to PEOPLE.
According to Fox6 News, police were called to the Grand Avenue Saloon in Port Washington for a stabbing and found evidence indicating that Diamond had stabbed a man before leaving the bar with his girlfriend.
Police located Diamond’s white SUV and took him and his girlfriend into custody and recovered a knife from the car.
According to TMZ, Diamond and his girlfriend argued with another couple who were taking their picture from afar. The argument escalated between and the cops were called after Diamond allegedly pulled out a knife.
Fox6 News reports that the victim suffered non-life threatening wounds and is recovering at home.
Diamond appeared in court on Friday, where the judge set a $10,000 cash bond for the first degree reckless endangerment offense and $1,000 for the two other charges. He remains in jail and is due to appear in court again on Monday.