Bynes hospitalized after allegedly starting fire - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Bynes hospitalized after allegedly starting fire

Posted: Updated:
Amanda Bynes, accompanied by attorney Gerald Shargel, arrives for a court appearance in New York, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Amanda Bynes, accompanied by attorney Gerald Shargel, arrives for a court appearance in New York, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- Amanda Bynes has been hospitalized for a mental health evaluation after deputies said she started a small fire in the driveway of a home in Southern California.
 
Ventura County sheriff's Capt. Don Aguilar says deputies responding to a call Monday night found Bynes standing next to the flames in the city of Thousand Oaks.
 
The deputies determined she met the criteria for a mental health hold and took her into custody. She can be held for up to 72 hours of observation.
 
Aguilar says no charges have been filed.
 
The 27-year-old former Nickelodeon actress has had several run-ins with the law in California.
 
Earlier this month she appeared in a New York court on allegations that she chucked a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.

  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Julia Roberts opens up about half-sister’s suicide

    Julia Roberts opens up about half-sister’s suicide

    Julia Roberts is still grieving the loss of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died from a drug overdose in February at the age of 37.
    Julia Roberts is still grieving the loss of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died from a drug overdose in February at the age of 37.
  • Neil Patrick Harris curses at fan during Hedwig performance on Broadway

    Neil Patrick Harris curses at fan during Hedwig performance on Broadway

    A recent performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway turned interactive when star Neil Patrick Harris became involved in an exchange with a fan.
    A recent performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway turned interactive when star Neil Patrick Harris became involved in an exchange with a fan.
  • Lindsay Lohan claims she had a miscarriage while filming docu-series

    Lindsay Lohan claims she had a miscarriage while filming docu-series

    The docu-series Lindsay ended its mostly lackluster season documenting Lindsay Lohan's life post-rehab with the actress opening up -- and dropping a major bombshell. 
    The docu-series Lindsay ended its mostly lackluster season documenting Lindsay Lohan's life post-rehab with the actress opening up -- and dropping a major bombshell. 
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices