Actor who played “Screech” arrested for stabbing

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OZAUKEE COUNTY, WI - One of the stars of the cult-classic TV show "Saved By The Bell" could be facing a lot more than detention with principal Belding. 37 year-old Dustin Diamond, who played the character Screech Powers, was arrested for allegedly stabbing another man in a bar fight on Christmas. The victim and some friends were reportedly being "rude" and "insulting" toward Diamond, at a bar outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before the scuffle broke out.

Diamond told police he didn't intentionally stab anyone, but that people were grabbing at him and he swung his arms to break free. The victim suffered a half-inch wound under his armpit. Police later found a switchblade in Diamond's car that they believe was used. The actor was charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.

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