According to TMZ, Zachery Ty Bryan of the show ‘Home Improvement’ was taken into police custody on Friday night following allegations of strangling his girlfriend in Eugene, Oregon. Following an argument with his girlfriend, the quarrel escalated to him strangling her. She subsequently called the police after escaping and Byan was arrested. The charges that were filed were 4th degree assault, one count of strangulation and interference in the making of a report. He is being held in Lane County Jail.
News 4 Buffalo took to Twitter to make the announcement:
Zachery Ty Bryan who played Tim Allen’s oldest son Brad on the hit television show, was charged with strangulation, fourth-degree assault and interfering with making a report.https://t.co/qkhLRbyiKj
— News 4 Buffalo (@news4buffalo) October 17, 2020
A Eugene county police spokesman also released a statement to E! News:
“An investigation found that during the dispute, Bryan is reported to have assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and taken the victim’s phone from her when she tried to call 911,”
The show Home Improvement starred Tim Allen in the title role of Tim Taylor with Bryan playing Brad Taylor, Allen’s oldest son. The show ran for a total of 8 seasons from 1991 – 1999.
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