Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > Survivor > Survivor: Fiji

'Survivor' castaway Alex Angarita facing police officer attack charges


By Christopher Rocchio, 03/08/2007 

It looks as if Alex Angarita will need to use his knowledge as an attorney more than the survival skills he learned as a castaway on CBS' Survivor: Fiji.

ADVERTISEMENT
The 28-year-old Harvard law graduate who is originally from Colombia was in-front of a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Tuesday after police claim he attacked a peace officer, the website TMZ.com reported.

According to the felony complaint, Angarita "used threats and violence to deter and prevent" two officers from doing their job when they responded to a 911 call placed on February 9.  While it is unclear why police were called in the first place, the Survivor: Fiji castaway was reportedly arrested and charged with two felony counts of resisting arrest; one felony count of battery with injury to a peace officer; and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana. 

Angarita spent three hours behind bars at a Los Angeles County jail prior to his release on $20,000 bail, TMZ.com reported.  His Tuesday hearing will be continued on Wednesday, March 14.

As of Thursday afternoon, Angarita was one of 14 castaways still in the running for the $1 million prize on Survivor: Fiji, which was filmed late last year and airs on CBS on Thursdays at 8PM ET/PT.

(Photo credit CBS)


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.












Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.025801181793213 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed