The Wrestler Actor Arrested
An actor who appeared alongside MICKEY ROURKE in THE WRESTLER has been arrested for drug dealing and assaulting a police officer.
Scott Siegel, who played a substance dealer in the hit movie, was charged with steroid distribution and assault in Westchester County, New York on Wednesday night (18Feb09).
The 34-year-old was under surveillance by Drug Enforcement Administration officials and was apprehended when they allegedly spotted him picking up a package.
Siegel attempted to flee on foot from police after he repeatedly rammed their vehicles with his car, but was caught after a short chase, reports the New York Daily News.
He faces charges of assault on a federal officer and steroid distribution.