Stranger Things actor Charlie Heaton denied entry in United States over cocaine bust

29 October, 2017, 04:20 | Author: Kristine Mills
  • Yorkshire-born Heaton who has previously starred in DCI Banks and Casualty plays Jonathan Byers in the sci-fi show

"Stranger Things" star Charlie Heaton was deported from the U.S. over 'cocaine bust.' The English actor was denied entry into the USA after being caught with cocaine at the airport, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Stranger Things" star Charlie Heaton was deported from the United States over "cocaine bust'.

Charlie Heaton, the actor who portrays Jonathan Byers was denied entry into the United States on Saturday, according to reports from PEOPLE.

Charlie Heaton, 23, who plays Jonathon Byers on the Netflix series Stranger Things, was caught by the canines that sniff out drugs at LAX on October 26.

The entertainment trade newspaper said Heaton admitted to law enforcement officials he had consumed the drug. Heaton had his luggage sniffed by a customs dog, which found a small amount of cocaine.

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He was then denied entry to the USA - forcing him to miss the premiere of Stranger Things' second season - and was reportedly put on a plane back to London.

We're told since Heaton didn't have a previous record, he was allowed to withdraw his application to enter the country and get on a plane back to London instead of being arrested.

The Deadline article notes that Netflix has not commented or released a statement on the situation, and Heaton's future on the show has not been addressed.

Season 2 of Stranger Things is now streaming on Netflix, so for those of you waiting, go ahead and get your binging on.

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