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Andy Dick arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft

Andy Dick, right, on "Last Call with Carson Daly" in 2007. Dick was arrested on suspicion of grand theft Friday night in Hollywood, police say.
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Actor and comedian Andy Dick was arrested Friday night on suspicion of grand theft in Hollywood, Los Angeles police said Saturday.

Dick was accused of taking property from a person, such as something the person was wearing or had in a pocket, said LAPD Officer Sally Madera.

The 48-year-old former star of the comedy series “NewsRadio” was taken into custody at 11:10 p.m., according to LAPD Lt. Scott Murray and Los Angeles County Jail records. He was released on bail shortly after 5 a.m.

Police declined to provide further details. A court date was set for Dec. 4.

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Dick has a long history of accusations of inappropriate behavior.

In 2011, he was booked on suspicion of public intoxication after police in Temecula responded to a disturbance at a Marie Callendar’s restaurant.

In 2008, Dick was arrested outside a Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar in Murrieta on suspicion of sexual battery and drug possession after allegedly fondling the breast of a 17-year-old girl and pulling down her shirt.

Previously, he was kicked off the set of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” for touching fellow guest Ivanka Trump.


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