Actor Rip Torn, 79, was arrested Friday night on charges of burglary and criminal trespassing after officials allegedly found him carrying a loaded revolver inside a bank in Salisbury, Conn., according to the Register Citizen newspaper. A police report published on TMZ.com states that Torn used “forced entry” to get inside the bank and was “highly intoxicated” when taken into custody. The actor is being held on a $100,000 cash bond and is set to appear in court on Feb. 1. A rep for Torn did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
In 2007, Torn paid a fine after pleading guilty to a DUI charge in North Salem, N.Y.; he was acquitted of a similar charge in 2004 when a Manhattan jury ruled that there was insufficient evidence to prove that the actor was intoxicated when he got into a minor car collision with a taxi.