Gary Coleman Pleads No Contest To Disorderly Conduct
First Published: December 2, 2008 6:45 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Gary Coleman has pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a September incident at a bowling alley.
The 40-year-old former star of “Diff’rent Strokes” was ordered to pay a $100 fine in a Payson court Tuesday. He also pleaded no contest to a reckless driving charge, which will be waived if he doesn’t have any other violations within a year.
According to court documents, Coleman, his wife and his bodyguard were going bowling in Payson, about 60 miles south of Salt Lake City, when Colt Rushton took a few photos of Coleman with his cell phone camera and took a few more of Coleman’s truck in the parking lot.
Rushton’s lawyer says Coleman’s wife took Rushton’s cell phone, a scuffle ensued and then Coleman ran into Rushton with his truck as he was backing out of the parking lot.
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