Shia LaBeouf was arrested in downtown Austin, Texas outside a bar and charged with public intoxication. Not just the mugshot, but photos and video — which you can see here — from the scene quickly flooded social media as the incident became international news.
The arrest of the 29-year-old actor instantly went viral in social media and major media alike. While not his first arrest — he was previously this one was was documented by many on the scene who began posting on Twitter, Instagram and other social media. Now, we must speak in the plural when we speak of the mugshot, as this new Shia LaBeouf booking photo (above) now joins the others to live on in digital infamy.
As for the details of this arrest, according to TMZ Shia LaBeouf was arrested outside a bar on Sixth Street in downtown Austin on Friday night when police spotted him jaywalking. The site quotes an unnamed eyewitness who said he appeared to be very drunk or high at the time. Police handcuffed him and he booked into Travis County Jail for public intoxication, a misdemeanor charge.
This is a developing story, but even with these sparing details, the news of Shia LaBeouf’s run-in with the law in Texas is yet another incident in the actor’s personal life which has, in recent years, eclipsed his professional life. If one looks at his Wikipedia page, the section detailing his arrests and other legal troubles is one of the longest. His most recently arrested in New York City when he interrupted a live Broadway theater performance of the musical ‘Cabaret’ and in the aftermath pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct.
You can see pictures and video of Shia LaBeouf’s arrest below.
Shia Lebouf got arrested tonight on 6th Street Fun!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/cTTLrLs7Mn
— brae (@BradyAllenRiley) October 10, 2015
— Down To Friend (@DTFtx) October 10, 2015