Home Improvement Actor Zachery Ty Bryan Charged With Strangulation, Assault


EUGENE, ORE. – Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the eldest son on the 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” has been arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault. The Eugene Police Department said officers were dispatched to an apartment in northern Eugene on Friday evening following a report of a physical dispute. They found Bryan, 39, sitting outside and his girlfriend, 27, in a neighboring apartment.

Bryan allegedly assaulted the victim, blocked her breathing and removed her phone as she attempted to call 911, police said. The victim refused medical assistance.

Bryan was held in Lane County Jail after 1 a.m. on Saturday.

A message left with a potential agent for Bryan was not immediately returned. It was not immediately clear whether he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.


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