timberland boots junior Former ‘Family Ties’ star Brian Bonsall arrested again in Boulder
Brian Bonsall, 28, faces new third degree assault charges in connection with the Saturday incident and failure to appear charges in connection with a 2007 assault on his girlfriend.Bonsall, who most notably starred as Michael J. Fox’s little brother Andy Keaton on the 1980s TV series “Family Ties,” lived in Boulder for several years graduating from Boulder High in 2000 before leaving town and skipping a court hearing in 2008. Bonsall also starred in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in the 1990s. Saturday at his friend’s home at 1121 11th St. in Boulder. According to an arrest report, officers had been called to the apartment three times that night about “fighting in one of the upstairs units” before they arrested Bonsall on suspicion of hitting his friend, Micheal Trujillo, 26, in the face with a part from a broken stool.Trujillo told officers that he and Bonsall were arguing when Bonsall picked up a stool, broke it over a stair railing and hit him five to six times in the face. Neighbors reported hearing the fight, and one woman said she saw Bonsall apparently choking Trujillo in the hallway, according to police.When paramedics arrived at the scene, they stabilized Trujillo using a backboard and a neck brace and took him to Boulder Community Hospital. Trujillo, when reached at home Monday, told the Camera that he’s recovering from a concussion and didn’t want to comment about what happened.”I’m not big with the media, and he’s my best friend,
” Trujillo said.Bonsall told investigators that both he and Trujillo had been drinking “a lot” that night, and he didn’t remember what happened.”Bonsall then said that he and Trujillo both are bipolar and like drugs,” according to the report.In the 2007 case, police said he poured alcohol in his girlfriend’s face as she slept and threw her into a bed when she tried to leave their apartment. He pleaded guilty to third degree assault and was sentenced to two years of probation. Bonsall never showed up for that hearing, and the former child star had been wanted by Boulder police ever since.Font ResizeReturn to TopWe reserve the right to remove any comment that violates our ground rules, is spammy, NSFW, defamatory, rude, reckless to the community, etc.We expect everyone to be respectful of other commenters. It’s fine to have differences of opinion, but there’s no need to act like a jerk.Use your own words (don’t copy and paste from elsewhere), be honest and don’t pretend to be someone (or something) you’re not.Our commenting section is self policing, so if you see a comment that violates our ground rules, flag it (mouse over to the far right of the commenter’s name until you see the flag symbol and click that), then we’ll review it.