Willie Hantz arrested for drinking and drivingJuly 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Big Brother contestant was arrested early this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Willie Hantz is popularly known for his role as a villain in the 14th edition of the CBS reality series before being shown the door last week. The star was arrested early today in Lafayette LA for allegedly drinking and driving.
According to the Lafayette police department spokesman, police officials were sent to disperse a large crowd in an area synonymous with local bars. This is where they saw the former Big Brother star drove his car into a parking lot, he then exited from it and started walking.
The Big Brother star was taken into custody after being pursued briefly. He was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). He is still locked up and he is bail is not yet paid. Before his arrest, Willie Hantz had informed his Facebook followers that he was at McKinley street pub and as such they should come and join him.
The police are still holding him until his bail is paid. He is the youngest brother of “Survivor” contestant Russell Hantz, who apparently is not new to controversy.
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