Taran Noah Smith of 'Home Improvement' arrested, reportedly for DUI and drug possession charges
"Home Improvement" actor Taran Noah Smith was arrested in Burbank, California on February 1 on felony charges, OnTheRedCarpet.con has learned.
The actor, who portrayed Mark Taylor on the 90s sitcom "Home Improvement" with Tim Allen, was arrested at 1:50 a.m. and held on $10,000 bail. Smith is pictured above on the far left with his former "Home Improvement" co-stars at the TV Land Awards in 2009.
According to TMZ, which was the first outlet to report the arrest, the 27-year-old actor was arrested on DUI and drug possession charges. He was reportedly driving under the influence of marijuana and had hash in his car.
Smith hasn't appeared on screen since the show went off the air in 1999. That same year, he lent his voice to a character in an episode of the animated series "Batman Beyond." In 2001, Smith sued his parents for fraud and claimed they were using his trust fund money, according to People magazine.
In 2001, he also married 32-year-old Heidi Van Pelt. Smith was 17 years old at the time of the marriage. The couple began a vegan business together before divorcing in 2007.
In September 2011, Smith reunited with his "Home Improvement" co-stars, including Jonathan Taylor Thomas, for a photo shoot for Entertainment Weekly. The former cast members, sans Thomas, had previously reunited at the TV Land Awards.