'Transformers' Star Can Have Case Dismissed If He Stays Clean And Out Of Trouble

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct charges stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

LaBeouf was charged with criminal trespassing and two counts of disorderly conduct after he allegedly disrupted a performance of “Cabaret” at Studio 54 in June.

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The 28-year-old actor, who has been in treatment for alcoholism since his arrest, is required to continue treatment for another three months under the deal, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported. Additionally, if LaBeouf stays out of trouble for six months, he can withdraw the guilty plea and the case will be dismissed, 1010 WINS reported.

The judge told LaBeouf that if he doesn’t comply with the terms of the agreement he faces up to 15 days in jail, CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported.

“We appreciate the thoughtfulness of the resolution of the matter by the district attorney’s office,” LaBeouf’s attorney, Robert Gage, said.

When asked if LaBeouf regrets his actions, Gage only said, “I appreciate everyone’s courtesy, but that’s the only statement I’m going to make today.”

The actor did not speak as he left criminal court in lower Manhattan.

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Following his arrest, witnesses and police said the “Transformers” star was yelling profanities inside of the theater and later spit on a police officer.

Two theatergoers told CBS 2 they saw LaBeouf in a ripped shirt a block away from the theater while they were walking to the show. They said LaBeouf was chasing after a man who appeared to be homeless.

The witnesses said they also saw LaBeouf stumbling inside the theater, in the bar, and feeding a woman a strawberry from her own plate.

Police told 1010 WINS and CBS 2 that LaBeouf was also smoking inside the theater and refused to stop.

Composer Benj Pasek issued a tweet which read in part, “Just saw Shia LaBeouf in handcuffs in tears surrounded by 6 police officers outside of CABARET the musical.”

A press agent for the show only told CBS 2 that LaBeouf was “disruptive during act one and escorted out of Studio 54 at intermission.”

LaBeouf is due back in court on Nov. 12. He is expected to bring a letter from the rehab facility confirming he was treated, CBS 2 reported.

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