Charges dropped against alleged thief of McDormand Oscar
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against a man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette from a 2018 Academy Awards after-party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge ordered a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar statuette to stand trial on a felony grand theft charge.
Superior Court Judge Mark Hanasono said Wednesday that there was sufficient evidence for Terry Bryant to stand trial.
The ruling came after a hearing in which a worker with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences testified about taking the Oscar away from Bryant as he tried to leave the ceremony's official after-party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette at an Academy Awards after-party appeared in court Wednesday but the quick resolution to the case that was expected did not emerge.
Terry Bryant wore a gray pinstriped suit instead of the blue jail jumpsuit of his previous court appearance and smiled politely throughout the very brief hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Wednesday agreed to release without bail the man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award, while his attorney vowed to fight a felony grand theft charge he says is excessive and undeserved.
Terry Bryant, 57, who has been jailed since his Sunday night arrest, appeared behind glass in the courtroom in a blue jail jumpsuit and pleaded not guilty.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award said Wednesday that he and his client plan to "forcefully and aggressively resist" the allegations against him.
Attorney Daniel Brookman acknowledged that suspect Terry Bryant can be seen on an Associated Press video holding McDormand's best actress statuette but those images don't rise to the seriousness of felony grand theft.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Academy Award (all times local):
A man who is charged with stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar will be released on his own recognizance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man charged with swiping and taking off with Frances McDormand's Oscar during an Academy Awards after-party is set to make his first appearance in court.
Terry Bryant is expected to be arraigned in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday.
Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Bryant with felony grand theft, a crime that could get him three years in prison.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 47-year-old man was charged Tuesday with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award at an Oscars after-party.
Los Angeles County prosecutors said that Terry Bryant was charged with one felony count of grand theft for stealing the statuette McDormand won for best actress for her performance in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" on Sunday night.