SpongeBob SquarePants Actor Rodger Bumpass Arrested for Alleged DUI

SpongeBob SquarePants: Rodger Bumpass Arrested for DUI
Rodger Bumpass
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01/19/2016 AT 07:35 PM EST

SpongeBob SquarePants Actor Rodger Bumpass was arrested for an alleged DUI Friday evening, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Law enforcement records show the star, who voices Squidward on the show, was arrested in Burbank, California shortly before midnight Friday and held on $15,000 bail. Bumpass, 64, spent the night in jail and was released shortly after 7:30 a.m. Saturday after posting his bail.

A Burbank Police Department spokesperson tells PEOPLE Bumpass was leaning against his car, which was stopped in the middle of the street, when police discovered him. The actor admitted he had been driving before police discovered him. TMZ first reported the news.

No court date has been set.



Bumpass has been part of the SpongeBob cast since 1999. His other credits include Monsters University and Teen Titans Go!.

A rep for Nick, which airs SpongeBob, declined to comment.
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