‘Home Improvement’ Star Zachery Ty Bryan Arrested For Allegedly Choking Girlfriend [Mugshot]
Home Improvement star Zachery Ty Bryan was arrested in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday after he allegedly choked his girlfriend.
Neighbors in his apartment complex called 911 to report an altercation, and when police arrived they found the 39-year-old actor sitting outside of his home, while his girlfriend hid at her friend’s nearby home.
According to a statement from the Eugene Police Department, Bryan had gotten into a dispute with the woman, whom he was in a relationship with. The 27-year-old woman claimed the argument got physical and her boyfriend put his hands around her throat and squeezed. Officials also said that Bryan allegedly took his girlfriend’s phone away when she tried to call 911.
“An investigation found that during the dispute Bryan is reported to have assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and taken the victim’s phone from her when she tried to call 911,” the police statement said.
The actor was “taken into custody without incident” at Lane County Jail and booked on three charges: strangulation, fourth-degree assault and interfering with making a report. He has since been released from police custody, according to ET Canada.
Bryan is best known for playing the oldest son of Tim Allen‘s character on the sitcom Home Improvement, though he has also appeared in movies including True Heart and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.