Charlie Sheen is Going to Jail

June 1, 2010

Charlie Sheen plans to plead no contest to misdemeanor assault and spend some time in jail. Find out how much time Sheen will serve in the slammer after the jump.

The Two and a Half Men star has decided to cop a plea bargain and will serve 30 days in a correctional facility. Next week Sheen will travel to Aspen, Colorado and enter a no contest plea to 3rd degree assault and immediately begin serving time.

The actor was originally charged with felony menacing, misdemeanor third-degree assault, and misdemeanor criminal mischief following a Christmas Day fight with wife Brooke Mueller. The felony charges against Sheen will be dropped in exchange for the plea bargain. Sheen and Mueller are currently estranged, but apparently working on their marriage and sharing custody of their twin boys.

Sheen is unlikely to serve the whole 30 days. With good behavior he is expected to serve 15 – 17 days in the Pitkins County Jail. Once he leaves jail he will be a free man as one of the conditions of his plea agreement is that he will not be on probation.

Sheen will be out of jail in time to begin work on the next season of his hit TV sitcom, for which he just signed a two-year, multimillion dollar deal.

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