'Crash' Actor Tom Sizemore Arrested on Narcotics Warrant
'Crash' Actor Tom Sizemore Arrested on Narcotics Warrant
Being highly involved in cop shows and war flicks, actor Tom Sizemore is having a difficult time avoiding the police.  The Crash star was arrested early this Thursday on an outstanding drugs warrant. He was taken into custody once the LAPD heard reports of gunshots.

The ominous sounds of violence were heard at the Mount Olympus area of Hollywood Hills, where the authorities immediately headed.  Sizemore and a friend were found at the scene and were questioned by the cops.  Unfortunately for the actor, it was discovered that he still had the said narcotics warrant from the central California town of Bakersfield.

While the police said they had no further information on the warrant, Tom Sizemore was booked on $25,000 bail.  The man who was with him was also taken to jail, under the offense of drug possession.

The 44-year-old Tom Sizemore has had quite a history with the police, since he has been in and out of California courts through the years.  He has been convicted mostly for a variety of drug charges, in addition to assaulting his then girlfriend, Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss.  He was also jailed in 2005 for failing drug tests, and once again in 2007 for possession of narcotics.  (There seems to be a two-year interval to these arrests, if you'd notice.)

Film and TV star Tom Sizemore is best known for his role in 1998's Saving Private Ryan, where he played Sgt. Mike Horvath.  His other leading portrayal was in Black Hawk Down, in addition to being seen in Pearl Harbor and 2008's The Flyboys.  On television, he appeared in the short-lived series Robbery Homicide Division.

Sizemore also starred in his own reality TV series on VH1, the six-episode Shooting Sizemore.  Struggling with his addiction, he tried to maintain his career and took on roles in CSI: Miami, Crash and Southland.  More recent films of his include the comedy Super Capers, and two movies screened at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival: American Sun and Red.

-Maria Gonzalez, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: Reuters, IMDB
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