The Saved By The Bell actor, Dustin Diamond, who played Screech, has been sentenced to 4 months of jail and 15 months of probation for stabbing another patron at a bar. He was convicted of 2 misdemeanor counts due to that fight. At the hearing, Dustin Diamond said “I sincerely apologize to everyone involved”
The fight started when Dustin’s girlfriend, Amanda Schutz pushed another woman at the bar then grabbed a different woman’s hand, which started the melee. The judge convicted Amanda of disorderly conduct and was fined $500.
Both were sentenced by Judge Paul Malloy, who said that he needed to send a message to the community that this kind of behavior will not be tolerated.