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'In Plain Sight' Star Arrested for Child Neglect

5/31/2011 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"In Plain Sight" star Nichole Hiltz was arrested early Tuesday morning in L.A. on suspicion of child neglect ... and TMZ has learned, her young child was taken into protective custody.

Law enforcement officials tell TMZ ... cops originally responded to a call about a disturbance in Hiltz's West Hollywood apartment.

After cops checked out the situation, officers made the decision to arrest Hiltz and take the minor child into protective custody.  The 32-year-old actress was taken to a nearby station where she was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor child neglect around 3:30 AM.

Hiltz has since been released from custody.

Hiltz's attorney tells TMZ, "It was an unfortunate misunderstanding. No charges have been filed and absolutely no harm was done to the child."


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Todd about an hour ago

Am I the only one thats never heard of this person?
nope, I have never heard of her either

1210 days ago


Hey England, China, India, Canada, Italy, France, It's a party in the USA.

1210 days ago


American girls wouldn't even know where to begin to look for a good girl rolemodel. Cuz let's be real here, no ones falling over themselves to be like __insert good girl celebrity___.

1210 days ago


Way too much of this heavy hannded crap !!

1210 days ago

The whole thing is a joke

1209 days ago



Irrational, much?

They renewed the show for 2 more seasons last July. But it's a different story now. At 2.6 million total viewers, they would be cancelled already if they weren't produced by NBC Universal. So, it's nepotism that's keeping them still around, but at a weaker time slot, Sundays.

1209 days ago

Sterling Wolfe    

Even as little as I know Nichole, I'm simply not buying it. Period. Nice talented person. For those of you who don't know her (yet) she's definitely still on the way up. Best wishes to her in getting things resolved asap.

1209 days ago


I call BS. Nichole is a total sweetheart and great person all around, just not the type. If it is a nosy neighbor, I'm sure the po-po are just playing it safe.

1205 days ago


Sheriffs just called to her address

1116 days ago
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