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Russell Brand Released From Police Custody

March 16th, 2012 7:58am EDT favorite Add to My News

Russell Brand British comedian Russell Brand has been released from police custody following his arrest on Thursday.

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star walked free from a jail in New Orleans, Louisiana on $5,000 bail. He flashed a smile to waiting photographers and was greeted by his mother, Barbara, and rumored girlfriend, Oriela Medellin Amieiro.

Brand, who is filming a movie in the city, surrendered to police earlier in the day after a warrant was issued for his arrest on Wednesday night.

He was questioned over his run-in with a paparazzo on Monday, when Brand allegedly hurled the snapper's iPhone through the window of a nearby building.

Brand was booked on one count of simple criminal damage to property and faces a $700 fine for his outburst.


Russell Brand

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