London (ANI): 'Harry Potter" star Jamie Waylett has been charged with illegally growing 10 marijuana plants in his north London home. Waylett, who plays the beefy bully Vincent Crabbe in the 'Harry Potter" movie franchise, was first arrested in April after cops found bags of cannabis in his car, reports the New York Daily News.
The 18-year-old was charged shortly before the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth instalment of the widely popular series based on the books by British author J.K. Rowling.
He is slated to appear before the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 16. 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," is scheduled to U.S. theatres on July 15.
Story first published: Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 12:36 [IST]