TUALATIN, OR (KPTV) – The child actor who starred in the 1982 movie “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” was arrested for DUII in Tualatin, according to police.
Officers were called out to Southwest Lower Boones Ferry Road and 72nd Avenue on Monday night. A witness reported a car in a lane of travel that was not moving.
Officers made contact with the person in the car, identified as 48-year-old Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. The officers conducted a DUII investigation and subsequently arrested Thomas on the charge of DUII.
He was booked into the Washington County Jail and remained in jail Tuesday morning, before being released at around 9:30 a.m.
During the investigation, police said Thomas told the officers he was an actor and had been in the movie “E.T.”
He is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 1.
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