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John Stamos has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs, stemming for his June arrest in Beverly Hills.

The actor, best known for Full House and ER, is due to appear in court for a hearing on October 16.

John Stamos’ arrest in Los Angeles followed reports of him “allegedly behaving strangely and driving erratically”.

The 52-year-old actor, who is currently working on two TV shows, could face a maximum six-month jail sentence if convicted of the misdemeanor offence.

Any jail time could disrupt work on both his current TV series.

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New Fox series Grandfathered, which premiered last month, casts John Stamos in the central role of a middle-aged man who discovers he has a son and infant granddaughter he never knew about.

John Stamos also has a recurring role in Fuller House, the Netflix reboot of sitcom Full House, which is shooting in Hollywood and set to debut on the streaming service in 2016.

Neither Fox nor Netflix made any comment on how the shows might be affected.

A hearing at LA’s Superior Court on October 16, could see a resolution to the case or the setting of a pre-trial hearing, which could mean any jail time for John Stamos is unlikely before the new year.

Beverly Hills police declined to identify the drug John Stamos had allegedly taken before his arrest, nor is it identified in the charging document.

John Stamos, who was taken to hospital at the time of the incident on June 12, checked into rehab following his arrest.


Full House star John Stamos was arrested for DUI in Beverly Hills.

Police pulled over John Stamos on Friday evening, June 12 after receiving several calls about a possible drunk driver.

The actor, who was driving alone, was then transported to the nearby Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for observation “due to a possible medical condition”.

John Stamos, 51 was finally arrested for DUI and was released to the care of the hospital.John Stamos arrested for DUI

On Saturday, June 13, the actor took to Twitter to thank his supporters and express his appreciation for the police and medical workers who treated him at a hospital after the incident.

John Stamos teewted: “Thanks to everyone for their love & support.

“I’m home & well. Very appreciative of the BHPD & Cedars for their care.”

He is scheduled to answer to the DUI charge at a hearing in Los Angeles on September 11.

John Stamos’ arrest comes a month and a half after he announced a Full House reunion series titled Fuller House, which will debut on Netflix in 2016.

The actor will revive his role as Uncle Jesse on Fuller House and also serves as a producer.