Scarface Actor Steven Bauer Arrested in Sweetwater
Steven Bauer, the Cuban-American actor best known for his roles in Scarface and ¿Qué Pasa, USA? was arrested yesterday by Sweetwater police on a 12-year-old outstanding warrant.
Bauer, whose legal name is Steven Ernest Echevarria, was stopped for making an "improper left turn" in Sweetwater while driving his 2002 Nissan Altima. A pretty minor offense, and he would have gotten off with just a warning, but when police ran his license number they found outstanding warrant way back from 1999 for his arrest on charges of driving with a suspended license.
Bauer was arrested and taken to Miami-Dade jail.
Then the City of Sweetwater issued a press release about it, because, well, Sweetwater has a tendency to issue a press release on just about anything.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Miami, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.