LATEST: A warrant for the arrest of SHIA LaBEOUF has been recalled a day after
the actor failed to show up in court to face an unlawful smoking charge.
The Transformers star missed a hearing in Burbank, California on Tuesday
(18Mar08), relating to an incident last month (Feb08) when he was cited for
lighting up in a non-smoking shopping area.
Authorities issued a $1,000 (ï¿½500) bench warrant for his arrest.
But on Wednesday (19Mar08) court Commissioner Kirkland Nyby discarded the
warrant after LaBeouf’s attorney turned up to plead not guilty on the
A pre-trial hearing has been set for 24 April (08).
LaBeouf’s latest legal woe comes just months after the actor was arrested for
trespassing in a Chicago, Illinois drugstore.
The 21-year-old was charged with a public misdemeanor in November (07),
after refusing to leave the store while drunk. The charges were later dropped.