Actor Rip Torn Arrested on Alcohol-Related Charges
March 8, 2010

KTLA gave the details of Rip Torn’s recent arrest in Salisbury, Connecticut. The story reported that Torn was allegedly extremely intoxicated when he broke into the Litchfield Bancorp Bank through a window while carrying a loaded .22-caliber revolver in his pocket.

He is currently facing the following charges stemming from the incident: Criminal trespass, carrying a gun without a permit, carrying a gun while intoxicated, burglary and criminal mischief. Police stated that Torn thought he was in his own home and not in the bank. He didn’t threaten anyone with the gun during the event. Torn has previously been charged with DUI charges; once in Connecticut and twice in New York. His attorney was quoted as saying, “There’s an alcohol issue that needs to be addressed.” The attorney also said that Torn will be going into a New York alcohol rehab center soon.

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges such as any of the above, it is critical that you talk to an experienced attorney. At Wallin & Klarich, our attorneys have over 30 years of experience in handling all criminal matters, including alcohol-related cases. Our Southern California drunk in public defense attorneys will guide you through the complex criminal court system ensuring that you understand your rights and fight to get you the best possible result in your case. Call us at (877) 466-5245 or visit us on our website at We will be there when you call.

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