Why Was Dave Hester Arrested?


Quick Answer

Dave Hester, star of A&E's "Storage Wars," has not been arrested. In the summer of 2015, Hester was involved in a physical altercation on the set of "Storage Wars," and some speculated whether he would be arrested for his role in the skirmish.

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In June 2015, the producers of "Storage Wars" encouraged cast member Hester to confront fellow cast member Dan Dotson after he missed a bid on a storage unit. TMZ reported that Dotson ignored Hester's attempts to confront him, at which point a physical altercation broke out. Dotson's wife Laura was allegedly knocked to the ground after scratching Hester across the face.

Hester received a tetanus shot at a local hospital, and A&E halted production of the show. Many speculated as to whether Dotson and his wife would press charges and seek the arrest of Hester for the altercation.

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