‘The Mighty Ducks’ Star Shaun Weiss Gets Burglary Case Dropped, Graduates Drug Court Program

‘The Mighty Ducks’ Star Shaun Weiss Gets Burglary Case Dropped, Graduates Drug Court Program

After an notorious arrest in early 2020, issues at the moment are going very nicely for The Mighty Ducks star Shaun Weiss. On Thursday, the Yuba County District Attorney’s Office in California introduced that Weiss graduated from a drug courtroom program this week, a significant milestone in his path to restoration. Better but, his commencement signifies that the housebreaking case in opposition to the previous youngster star within the county has been dismissed.

Shaun Weiss, who’d been scuffling with habit for years, was arrested in January 2020 for breaking into an individual’s storage and gaining entry into their automobile by shattering the glass. Officers who responded to the scene discovered Weiss within the automobile and believed that he confirmed the signs of being beneath the affect of methamphetamine. Cops booked him on suspicion of housebreaking and drug fees, and his mugshot shortly went viral because the actor’s look had drastically modified since followers final noticed him.

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Following the arrest, Weiss first entered the Yuba County Drug Court program on March 3, 2020. He additionally had a good friend assist arrange a GoFundMe web page to assist elevate cash for his medical and sober residing bills, as Weiss had relocated to a sober residing facility. During his restoration, Weiss launched a photograph exhibiting off his model new enamel and trying to be in a lot better well being than he was on the time of his arrest. At the beginning of this yr, he celebrated a full yr of sobriety.

“Shaun demonstrated perseverance during his recovery complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. He had to move treatment and transitional living programs on several occasions. He underwent dental reconstructive surgery, and had a close family member suffer a serious accident during his treatment,” the Yuba County D.A.’s workplace wrote in an announcement.

“Shaun regained employment and has been traveling across the country making guest appearances and signing autographs. He received tremendous support from friends and fans of the character, Goldberg, he played in the 1992 hit The Mighty Ducks,” the assertion added.

In earlier years, Weiss had additionally been in hassle with the legislation on many events. He was arrested and served 12 days in jail in 2017 for petty theft, and simply 5 days after his launch, Weiss was arrested once more for possession of meth. He was sentenced to a different 90 days in jail. The subsequent yr, Weiss was arrested for public intoxication and publicly declared his plans to go to rehab. Unfortunately, the Mighty Ducks star had since gone homeless and continued to wrestle drastically along with his addictions.

Best often known as a toddler actor, Weiss performed the fan favourite position of Greg Goldberg in all three installments of The Mighty Ducks film sequence. He additionally appeared in lots of in style TV exhibits as a toddler actor, together with Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The King of Queens, and Freaks and Geeks. He final appeared as a bus driver in 2008’s Drillbit Taylor with Owen Wilson.

On Disney+, The Mighty Ducks has been rebooted with the brand new sequence The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers. Emilio Estevez returned as Coach Gordon Bombay and several other unique stars from the 90s film sequence made particular appearances. The sequence hasn’t been formally renewed for a second season at the moment, however there are plans to herald different unique stars if the present strikes ahead on Disney+. Hopefully, with Weiss at a greater place in life now than he has been in years, a cameo as Greg Goldberg will come to fruition. This information involves us from Fox News.

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