Disney Star Arrested After Relative Took Him in for the Holidays

New reports are revealing that a beloved former Disney star has been arrested.

According to reports, Orlando Brown, who is best known for playing Raven’s best friend, Eddie Thomas, on the hit series That’s So Raven from 2003 to 2007, was staying with a family member at the time of his arrest.

disney star arrested after relative took him in for the holidays
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Disney Star Arrested After Relative Took Him in for the Holidays

As the police report shares, Brown was staying at a relative’s place in Lima, Ohio when he allegedly started going “crazy.” Brown then reportedly began to threaten his relative with a hammer and knife.

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The relative “believed Orlando was going to assault him.” According to the police, Orlando was staying with his relative “because [Brown] is homeless and [the relative] did not want him to go to a homeless shelter.”

disney star arrested after relative took him in for the holidays
ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

He had been staying with his relative for two weeks. In the past, Brown has been open about his struggles with mental health, addiction, and homelessness.

He turned to Dr. Phil for help several years ago. His former manager told the TV doctor that Brown burned so many bridges no one wants to deal with him. If you can’t help, he does not have a chance,” People reported.

This is far from the first time Brown was arrested. He is currently being held in Allen County jail with no bail. He has not yet entered a plea.

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