August 2015: Short was arrested by bounty hunters just before his album release party at the Universal Studios City Walk in Los Angeles for what his rep told us was a “citizens arrest as a result of an issue between Mr. Short and his bail bondsman.”
August 2014: After failing to appear at a July court hearing in connection with his domestic violence case, a judge issued an arrest warrant and set bail at $40,000. When the actor turned himself in he was taken into custody.
July 2014: Columbus was arrested over the 4th of July weekend after having a massive meltdown at a Dallas bar. The actor apparently tried to leave a bar after four hours of drinking without paying a tab. Short was stopped by a security guard who he began arguing with, calling the enforcer racist. The two men got into a fight that was eventually broke up by off duty Dallas cops. Short then started going at it with the officers and was arrested for public intoxication.
April 2014: Short’s estranged wife, Tanee Short, filed a restraining order against the star earlier this month after the 33-year-old after he allegedly “grabbed a knife from the kitchen” and “pinned” her “on the couch and began to choke” her. According to the documents, Tanee stated that Columbus “placed the knife close to my neck and threatened to kill me and then kill himself.”
March 2014: The former Scandal star was arrested and charged with one count of felony battery with serious bodily injury in connection with a bloody bar fight he was allegedly involved in on March 15.
As previously reported, Short allegedly hit a man at Gabe’s Bar and Grill in Los Angeles after the man said some disparaging words about the actor’s wife.