Rip Torn arrested on bank break in

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Actor Rip Torn charged with breaking into Conn. bank while drunk and carrying a loaded gun

 

 

By Associated Press
Los Angeles Times
January 30, 2010

 

SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Actor Elmore “Rip” Torn has been charged with breaking into a Connecticut bank and carrying a loaded handgun while intoxicated.

 

State police say the 78-year-old Salisbury resident was arrested Friday night after police found him inside the Litchfield Bancorp with a loaded revolver.

 

The “Men in Black” actor has been taken into custody and booked on charges including burglary and possession of firearm without a permit. He is being held on $100,000 bond and is scheduled for a Monday appearance in Bantam Superior Court.

 

Last year, Torn was given probation in a Connecticut drunken driving case and granted permission to enter an alcohol education program. He also has two previous drunken driving arrests in New York.

 

A spokesman for Torn did not immediately return phone calls Saturday.

 

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