Matt Dillon arrested for feeling the need for speed

Matt DillonThe latest celeb to join the long list of speed offenders is non other than Matt Dillon. The 44-year-old Dillon was nabbed by police for driving 106 mph in his rented Chevrolet Impala on I-91 in Newbury, Vermont where the speed limit is 65, reports People. The Nothing But the Truth star was pulled over, handcuffed and charged for driving like a lunatic. Dillon was released shortly after his arrest and is due to appear at Orange County Court on January 21st. If convicted he faces a maximum of three months in jail and a $300 fine. Tip for Matt Dillon: perhaps your new year’s resolution should be to lay off the gas pedal.

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  1. Nancy • January 1, 2009 @ 3:22 PM

    That’s funny!! Guy rents a ‘Chev Impala’ and feels the need for speed! Not like it’s a Lamborghini or Ferrari! LOL.

  2. Anonymous • January 1, 2009 @ 11:18 PM

    I didn’t even know this guy was still alive.

  3. Anonymous • January 2, 2009 @ 10:14 PM

    yikes haha

  4. Jo-Anne. • January 4, 2009 @ 3:48 PM

    Sorry to hear this, really like this actor, was brilliant in Crash. You don’t hear much about him in the news, too bad it has to be this.

  5. Nancy • January 4, 2009 @ 6:23 PM

    “too bad it has to be this”…it’s not like he was killed or anything!

    ‘Crash’ sucked! Now, ‘The Outsiders’ was a great movie!

  6. tributegirl • January 4, 2009 @ 8:21 PM

    Wow, we must be on the same wavelength! No, wait, that was Jo & ke, wasn’t it? Anyway, the Outsiders was a really great movie, I still watch it whenever it’s on tv.
    One thing I have to ask though, is the charge actually “driving like a lunatic”, or was that just the writers at tribute! LOL I thought that was a pretty funny description!

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