reports police say he was arrested just before midnight New Years Day, booked into jail at 3:02 a.m. and released at 7:14 a.m. on January 2.
reports Santa Monica Police Lt. Darell Lowe, says the actor was not given a citation for the arrest implying that he may not appear in court.
According to Lowe, Brolin was arrested after he was found "heavily intoxicated" on a Santa Monica sidewalk. He was booked into jail and released after he had sobered up.
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reports that the 44.year-old actor paid $250 bail.
reports this is not the first time that police have arrested Brolin in drink-related offense. In 2009, after filming Oliver Stone's "W," Brolin, a fellow cast member Jeffrey Wright and five others were arrested after a bar fight in Shreveport, LA.
reports that he was partying with friends on New Year's Day and according to a source close to the actor, he had "too much fun."