NEWBURY, Vt. (AP) – Vermont State Police say they’ve cited “Crash” actor Matt Dillon for speeding for allegedly going 106 miles per hour on an interstate highway.

Dillon, 44, of New York, was charged with excessive speed after being pulled over by a trooper on Interstate 91 in Newbury about 10 p.m. Tuesday. He was driving a rented 2009 Chevrolet Impala.

The posted speed limit was 65 mph, so Dillon was charged criminally under a statute that bans going more than 30 mph above the limit while traveling 60 mph or more.

He was fingerprinted, photographed and released with a citation to appear in Vermont District Court on Jan. 21. If convicted, he could get three months in jail and be fined $300.

“We’re trying to treat him no different than we would anyone else,” said Sgt. Tara Thomas, a State Police spokeswoman.

His publicist, Staci Wolfe, declined comment.

Dillon, whose screen credits include “There’s Something About Mary,” “Herbie Fully Loaded” and “The Flamingo Kid,” got a best supporting actor Oscar nomination for 2004’s “Crash.”


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