Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor best known for playing one of Tim Allen’s children during ABC’s comedy Home Improvement, is in police custody for allegedly strangling a 27-year-old girl.
According to many sources and outlets, the 39-year-old actor was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 17, and taken to Lane County Jail in Eugene, Oregon.
A spokesman for the Eugene Police Department said E! Bryan is known to face charges of “strangulation, fourth-degree assault and interference in the report.”
The same department says it sounds like Bryan was sitting outside his apartment when they arrived at the scene.
He was admitted to Lane County Jail after Saturday at 1 p.m.
At the time police arrived at Bryan’s residence in response to reports of a physical dispute, an unnamed victim was in a neighboring apartment.
“The investigation found that during the dispute, it was reported that Bryan attacked the victim, prevented her from breathing and took the victim’s phone from her when she tried to call 911,” a police spokeswoman said.
“The victim refused medics. Bryan was detained without incident and sent to Lane County Prison.”
While the actor has yet to talk about his arrest or incident, he does made share an Instagram post the night the police arrived at his residence.
“Good night,” he simply wrote.
Nearly two weeks ago, Bryan went to social media to report that he and his longtime wife, Carly Matros, are on different paths.
“For almost fourteen years – best friends, soulmates, partners and then parents. It was an incredible journey, but together we decided to turn the page and move on from our marriage,” – October 1. .
Added Bryan in a post about his stranger’s wife:
“As we enter the next chapter, our children and relationships as parents and dear friends will remain our priority.
“We understand that this news is suitable for public dialogue, but for the sake of our children and family, we are currently asking for privacy, compassion and love.
Bryan was arrested without incident, as outlined above, and was charged with three charges: strangulation, fourth-degree assault, and interference with the report.
He posed for his mug shot at Lane County Prison.
Zachery Ty Bryan played the role of Home Improvement as Brad Taylor.
He has also appeared on Veronica Mars, who has been touched by an angel and a cold case.