Mira Sorvino's Husband Arrested for Public Intoxication

Celebrity News Feb. 14, 2011 AT 11:01AM
Mira Sorvino's Husband Arrested for Public Intoxication Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty

Actress Mira Sorvino's husband was arrested early Sunday morning, TMZ reports. Charged with public intoxication, Christopher Backus was booked into San Diego Central Jail at 12:37 a.m.

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Police were first called to the Hyatt Regency Islandia after hotel guests complained that Oscar winner Sorvino, 43, was arguing with her actor husband over "poor time management skills."

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When officers arrived on the scene, Backus, 29, was reportedly walking around with a bat and yelling at guests and hotel security. TMZ adds that law enforcement officials originally planned to let Backus sober up in the drunk tank, but due to his bizarre behavior, they were forced to arrest him on the scene.

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