Santa Monica News
Josh Brolin Arrested For Public Intoxication
By Katherine Noland
Jan 8, 2013 - 5:49:57 PM

SANTA MONICA—Actor Josh Brolin was arrested New Years day for a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication, and was released from a Southern California jail with no citation.


Known for his roles in “W.,” “No Country for Old Men,” “The Goonies” and the soon-to-be released film “Gangster Squad,” Brolin was allegedly heavily intoxicated on a Santa Monica side walk just before midnight on Tuesday, January 1. The 44-year-old actor was arrested and booked at around 3:00 a.m.  After sobering up, he was released around 7:15 a.m. without a citation. He will not have to appear in court.

Josh Brolin Photo courtesy of Twitter


On Monday, January 7, the actor tweeted, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-apparently picked the wrong g***damn road ”˜cause I ended up in a jail cell for New Years.”


Brolin is son of actor, James Brolin, known for “Catch Me If You Can” and “Hotel.” Josh Brolin plays a Los Angeles-based police officer in the new movie “Gangster Squad,” set to be released in theaters on Friday, January 11. The film also stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Watson, and Sean Penn.


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