1990s TV star 'Screech' charged in bar stabbing

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This Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff shows Dustin Diamond. Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar. (AP Photo/Ozaukee County Sheriff)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Actor Dustin Diamond attends the sold-out opening performance of 'Bayside! The Musical!' at Theatre 80 St. Marks on September 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: Dustin Diamond is evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios on September 6, 2013 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - JANUARY 06: Dustin Diamond 'Screech' celebrates his birthday by hosting The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort on Friday January 6, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - JANUARY 06: Dustin Diamond 'Screech' celebrates his birthday by hosting The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort on Friday January 6, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MAY 21: Dustin Diamond joins the cast of 'The Awesome 80's Prom' at Webster Hall on May 21, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
SAVED BY THE BELL -- Pictured: (l-r) Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle, Ed Alonzo as Max, Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris, Dennis Haskins as Mr. Richard Belding, Elizabeth Berkley as Jessie Myrtle Spano, Dustin Diamond as Screech Powers, Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Amanda Schutz attends her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond (L) waits for his status hearing with Amanda Schutz at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond, left, attends his status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond (L) waits for his status hearing with Amanda Schutz at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond (2R) and Amanda Schutz wait for Diamond's status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: Dustin Diamond (C) walks into the courthouse for a status hearing with Amanda Schutz at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond, leaves a courtroom after his status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: Dustin Diamond walks into the courthouse for a status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond (C) walks into a courtroom for his status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - DECEMBER 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond (L) waits with Amanda Schutz for his status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 05: Dustin Diamond, left, enters the Courthouse for his preliminary hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 5, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Amanda Schutz attends her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment, whilst his girlfriend Amanda Schutz makes her initial appearance at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on 'Saved by the Bell,' was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
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Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," was charged Friday with stabbing a man during a bar fight on Christmas.

Diamond, 37, faces charges of felony second-degree recklessly endangering safety charge, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon.

According to the criminal complaint, Diamond told police that he and his fiancee went out to several bars Thursday night in Port Washington, about 30 miles north of Milwaukee. The couple, who lives in Port Washington, got into a tussle with two men and another woman at the Grand Avenue Saloon, the complaint said.

Port Washington police say they responded at 11:15 p.m. Thursday to a report of a stabbing at a bar. When police caught up with their SUV down the road from the bar, Diamond told police he had a "pen" in his hand when he grabbed one of the men, according to the complaint.

Port Washington police found in the car a switchblade, the point of which was covered in what appeared to be blood. Diamond later told police he accidentally stabbed the man while trying to defend his fiancee, according to the complaint.

The man had been stabbed under the armpit and police said he was not seriously injured.

Diamond appeared Friday afternoon in Ozaukee County court, where bail was set at $10,000. His next hearing is scheduled for Dec. 29. His fiancee, 27-year-old Amanda Schutz, also faces a disorderly conduct charge.

His agent declined comment Friday morning, and no attorney was listed in court records.

Since his decade-long run at Bayside High, Diamond has been sued several times for delinquent taxes and in foreclosure proceedings for missing mortgage payments. He has appeared on reality TV shows, made a sex tape and most recently produced a tell-all documentary on Lifetime TV called "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story."

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Dustin Diamond - Samuel 'Screech' Powers

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Mario Lopez - Albert Clifford 'A.C.' Slater

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Mario Lopez - Albert Clifford 'A.C.' Slater

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Dennis Haskins - Mr. Richard Belding

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SAVED BY THE BELL -- 'From Nurse to Worse' Episode 16 -- Air Date 12/15/1990 -- Pictured: (l-r) Nancy Valen as Jennifer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris, Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
SAVED BY THE BELL -- 'From Nurse to Worse' Episode 16 -- Air Date 12/15/1990 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris, Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski, Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle, Elizabeth Berkley as Jessie Spano, Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
SAVED BY THE BELL -- 'From Nurse to Worse' Episode 16 -- Air Date 12/15/1990 -- Pictured: (l-r) Elizabeth Berkley as Jessie Spano, Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle, Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
SAVED BY THE BELL -- 'Screech's Woman' Episode 5 -- Air Date 09/16/1989 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zachary 'Zack' Morris, Dustin Diamond as Screech Powers, Dennis Haskins as Mr. Richard Belding -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
SAVED BY THE BELL -- 'No Hope with Dope' Episode 21 -- Air Date 11/30/1991 -- Pictured: (l-r) Audience and Cast -- Photo by: Alice S. Hall/NBCU Photo Bank
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