Rick Schroder, ‘NYPD Blue’ Star, Arrested For Domestic Violence For 2nd Time In 30 Days
Actor Rick Schroder has been arrested for the second time in 30 days for domestic violence. The former child star was arrested early Wednesday morning at his Topanga, California, home according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff.
Schroder, 49, was in a physical altercation with an unnamed woman though she declined medical treatment officials said in a statement. Schroder was involved in a similar altercation with the same woman on April 2.
Following the incident, Schroder was interviewed by authorities and booked. He is being held on a $50,000 bail. Official charges against Schroder have not been released yet.
Schroder and his former wife, Andrea Schroder, filed for divorce in 2016 just after their 24th wedding anniversary. They have four children together.
Schroder first stepped into the spotlight as Jon Voight‘s son in the film The Champ in 1979 and at only 12 years old continued his career by starring as Ricky Stratton on Silver Spoons. He continued his career starring in in TV movies and miniseries, such as Lonesome Dove and Call of the Wild, before landing a spot on the acclaimed ABC drama NYPD Blue in 1998
Since leaving NYPD Blue in 2001, Schroder has held smaller roles in films like Get Him To The Greek and the TV movie, Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors in 2016.