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'SpongeBob SquarePants' Voice Actor Arrested For DUI

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Rodger Bumpass, the voice actor best known for 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Squidward Tentacles. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
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The voice actor best known as Squidward Tentacles in SpongeBob SquarePants was arrested over the weekend for a DUI.On Friday night before 11 p.m., police approached a PT Cruiser parked in the middle of the street on the 400 block of South Fairview Street in Burbank. Officers approached the car and found 64-year-old Rodger Bumpass leaning against the car. According to TMZ, Bumpass started to walk away and nearly fell over.

The L.A. Times reports that Bumpass took a breath test and was over twice the legal limit. He was arrested and released the next morning. Bumpass is due back in court next month.