The voice of the famous “Peanuts” TV cartoon character Charlie Brown, played by Peter Robbins, 59 was found guilty for making criminal threats. Peter Robbins pleaded guilty for threatening the manager of the Laguna Vista Mobile Home Park in Oceanside and will be going to prison for five years.
Peter Robbins began his acting career early at 9.He became instantly famous for his the voiceover work for Charlie Brown for the iconic television specials “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “A Boy Named Charlie Brown”. However, the child star lost his track and his legal problems started in January 2013.Robbin was arrested in January 2013 at Mexico US border .He was charged for stalking his ex girl friend and a plastic surgeon who has done surgery on her. Later on May, Robbins was enrolled in a drug treatment program.
Robbins wrote some threatening letters from his jail cell. In one of those letters, Robbins was found offering $50,000 to have San Diego County Sheriff William “Bill” Gore killed. In addition, Robbins asked to withdraw his plea and heeded for a new attorney. However, the judge denied his plea and sentenced Robbins to four years and eight months in prison.
Robbins was also convicted to five years of probation. But shortly after he was released from the prison, he was charged again with violating probation. From then robbins has been in jail from January 2015.Robbins was fueled with anger and acted terribly in the court room. He yelled at the judge, “I hope you drop dead of a heart attack.”His inappropriate behavior and disrespect towards judiciary system prompted his fall further.
One of the victims in the case gave a satisfactory response of relief outside the court.”Personally, I think he should have got a lot more time but it is what it is,” Patrick Brophy said. He and his wife were property managers at the Laguna Vista Mobile Home Park.”We’re satisfied it’s all over.”