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‘E.T.’ star arrested for alleged DUI

(NBC) – Actor Henry Thomas (Elliot from “E.T. the Extra Terrestrial”), was arrested Monday for allegedly driving under the influence in Oregon.

Henry Thomas in “E.T. the Extra Terrestrial”

The Tualatin Police Department said they took a call around 8:30 p.m. about a car that was not moving in Tualatin, around 12 miles south of Portland.

Officers arrived and found Thomas in the car. Thomas was then taken into custody.

Thomas was booked into the Washington County Jail. He was released on his own recognizance Tuesday morning, a jail official said to NBC News. He faces a misdemeanor DUI charge.

Original Story: NBC News

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