'Diff'rent Strokes' star Coleman cited for disorderly conduct in Utah County

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Posted: 7:36 AM- PROVO - One of Utah County's more famous transplants has run afoul of the law.

Provo police cited actor Gary Coleman for disorderly conduct after witnesses said they saw him having a heated discussion with a woman last Friday evening.

Passers-by told police Coleman's temper was rising and he was hitting the steering wheel of his vehicle. The witnesses were concerned and called police.

When officers arrived, Coleman, known for his role in the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes," calmed down. He was issued a misdemeanor citation for disorderly conduct.

Coleman moved to Santaquin in 2005, around the time he starred in "Church Ball" an LDS-genre movie filmed in Utah County.