Former Home improvement Star Zachery Ty Bryan was arrested again in Eugene, Oregon for felony assault in violation of the Abuse Prevention Act.
Eugene police responded around 6 p.m. local time Friday to a physical dispute between a man, identified as Bryan, and an adult female at a north Eugene residence that had reportedly occurred several hours earlier, he said. a spokesperson for the Eugene Police Department. the hollywood reporter on Monday. Bryan was contacted while in the area before being booked into the Lane County Jail on a fourth degree assault charge under the Abuse Prevention Act. The other party involved in the dispute has not been disclosed.
The news comes three years after Bryan was arrested in Eugene, Oregon, in 2020 and charged with felony strangulation, fourth-degree assault, coercion, threats, harassment and interference with making a police report.
While the most serious charges were dropped at the time, he pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors (threatening and assault in the fourth degree) and was sentenced to three years probation. He was also required to attend a violence intervention program called Bridges2Safety and ordered to have no contact with the victim, Johnnie Faye Cartwright. However, Bryan and Cartwright are still together and have been starting a family.
Bryan recently spoke with the hollywood reporter, saying that the arrest was “so blown out of proportion” by the media and claims it was not as physical as the police report says. He said that he and Cartwright had been seeing each other while he was still married to Carly Matros, and Cartwright was sometimes annoyed by his “double life of him.”
“We didn’t even get to that physical,” he said. “We got really loud. We were yelling and because we were in a townhome that had (thin walls) everyone could hear. Johnnie was, at the time, really upset about my situation. At the end of the day, (the police) throw a bunch of charges at you because ultimately they want you to plead guilty to something.”