Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Harry Potter Actor Jailed for Rioting in London
Jamie Waylett 22, who played Hogwarts bully Vincent Crabbe in six "Harry Potter" films, was found guilty of violent disorder during the July riots by a London court on Tuesday after video footage showed him holding a gas bomb. According to the BBC, closed-circuit security camera images depicted Mr. Waylett drinking from a bottle of Champagne that he had been given by another rioter who had looted it from a supermarket and holding a gas bottle with a wick made from a rag. Waylett got a a two-year prison sentence for his role in last year's London riots.