Actor Thomas Dekker arrives at the premiere of Screen Gems' "Quarantine" at Knott's Scary Farm on October 9, 2008 in Buena Park, California. (Getty Images)more pics »
Is there a curse that comes with playing John Conner? From Edward Furlong
's numerous run ins with the law to Christian Bale
nearly ruining his nice-guy reputation with an on set meltdown, playing the Terminator character seems to lead to nothing but trouble. Thomas Dekker in a publicity still for The Sarah Conner Chronicles. (Fox Publicity)
Just ask Thomas Dekker
, the 21-year-old who played John Conner on the recently canceled FOX series The Sarah Conner Chronicles
. TMZ is reporting
that the young man was arrested on suspicion of DUI last night, after hitting a bicylist in his Toyota Matrix last night in the San Fernando Valley.
According to police reports, Dekker sideswiped a 17-year-old bicyclist who was riding past a freeway on ramp. The bicylist was thrown from his bike, and was later taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Cops, meanwhile, arrested Dekker on charges of "DUI resulting in an injury to a party involved in a traffic collision," a felony. Dekker, who will be seen next in the upcoming Nightmare on Elm Street
reboot, was released in the early hours on a $100,000 bond.
See more Thomas Dekker
pictures (click any photo):