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Comedian Andy Dick arrested for public intoxication at Marie Callender's

Andy Dick arrested for public intoxication at Marie Callender's In yet another brush with the law, comedian and actor Andy Dick was booked on suspicion of public intoxication Tuesday after Temecula police responded to a disturbance at a restaurant, department officials said.

Officers were called to the Marie Callender's restaurant in the 29300 block of Rancho California Road shortly after 9 p.m. after a caller reported an "intoxicated male subject who was causing a disturbance inside the restaurant."

When they arrived they found the 44-year-old comedian in the bar area displaying "symptoms associated with alcohol intoxication" and noted "he was unable to care for his own safety," according to a statement released by Temecula police. Dick, who was cooperative, was booked on suspicion of public intoxication.

The arrest Tuesday was the latest in a long line for Dick. Last year, the comedian was arrested in Huntington, W.Va., on suspicion of felony sexual abuse after two people complained he groped them at a bar.

In 2008, Dick was arrested for drug possession and sexual battery after police were called to a disturbance outside a Murrietta restaurant.

Murietta police said the heavily intoxicated comedian grabbed and fondled the breast of a 17-year-old girl before pulling her top down in the parking lot of the Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar. His friends escorted him to a truck, which was then stopped by police near a Sam's Club store.

Dick eventually pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and marijuana possession and was ordered to  wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet for one year.


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Comments () | Archives (15)

Of course he was.... The bigger issue is why would anyone want to go to such a bland tasting restaurant as Marie Callender's..

Wow (and I thought Bin Laden's capture was a shocker)!!!

I used to work on his show. Always a nice guy to me, but you could tell he had problems maintaining healthy boundaries.

Dude should be prosecuted as a rapest or sexual predator.

heleo: And on what charges? Simply because you don't like him?

LMAO....So how do you get so wasted at a Marie Callendars? Too many Bananna Creme Pies?


Sad. Has he no one that cares enough about him to help?
All jokes aside, he's a sick man.

He needs to be put away and treated for a long period of time.

How utterly embarrassing, to be arrested in...


He is a washed up jerk!

I won't believe it until I see the pictures! Anybody that says he was drunk just because the government says so is a moron.

Shouldnt he register as a sex offender, i mean the girl was 17. Oh thats right hollywood stars & everyday civilians have different justice systems.

To answer julian's question, it's the only place to go in Temecula. Every night club that tries to open the city finds some excuse to shut it down or harrass it to the point where the owner shuts it down.

If you want fun in the evening, Temecula ain't your place. Sad when you have to go to Marie Callender's but that's Temecula. Home of thousands of soccer mom's who don't know how to drive giant SUV's but do so anyway...

He seems like a nice guy when he's sober. Only those who suffer from addiction can understand how impossible it is to beat......


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