Oscar-Nominated Actor Randy Quaid Arrested

Quaid and his wife were arrested at the Canadian border on charges from an incident 5 years ago in California.
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Transcript for Oscar-Nominated Actor Randy Quaid Arrested
We begin with the latest on randy Quaid. The Oscar nominated actor and his wife in jail after being arrested at the Canadian border in Vermont. They were charged with running away from vandalism charges in California five years ago. ABC's David Wright here with the story. Nce 61, pear vision S been providing expert eye care. Today, make car for byccep a mosngjor T Al he ansionvins, P includineye med. This is nine eycare R nehborhood this pearleision. Guest house of the Santa Barbara home they used to own. Their attorney says the couple is innocent. He was never in the house. He was in the pool house. Reporter: As for the couple, they say they feared for their lives in the U.S. We believe there are to be a malignant tumor of star whackers in Hollywood. Reporter: Quaid and his wife say the group Hollywood star whackers were responsible for the deaths of their friends actors David CARA dean and heath ledger. Prior to his disappearance Quaid appeared in a number of blockbuster films notably "Independence day" and in the mat lampoon "Vacation" movies playing cousin Eddie. A honey of a tree, Clark. Is it real? Reporter: His brother is the actor Dennis Quaid. The couple sat down exclusively with "Gma" in 2010 to discuss the strange turn their lives have taken. We are refugees. I mean, that's essentially what it is, Hollywood refugees seeking to be left alone by the criminals in America. Reporter: Quaid is being held on $500,000 bail in a Vermont jail. His new role convincing a judge of five-year disappearance was one big misunderstanding. It's a strange story. The couple expected back in court on Thursday. Strange is an understatement. Five years. Five years on the run for breaking into his old house. Thank you, David. Now to a drunk driving

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