'Pocahontas' Voice Actor Irene Bedard-Wilson Arrested Twice Earlier This Week

Actress Irene Bedard, who is best known for voicing Pocahontas in the Disney film of the same name, was arrested twice in the past week on a variety of charges, all seemingly related to her being intoxicated.

The 57 year-old actress was arrested on Saturday November 28 in Beavercreek, Ohio according to local outlet Hamilton Journal News. She was listed as Irene Bedard-Wilson in the police report. Police arrived at the scene just a few minutes before 2 a.m. The actress' ex-husband said he called the police, because she had allegedly kicked a relative who is a teen. She was given a summons for domestic violence, assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and criminal damaging.

According to Page Six, the relative was her 17 year-old son. He didn't press charges, and told police that Bedard is usually kind "when she's not drinking."

The police report said that Bedard was standing in the room, holding a belt, and screaming. "Look, they sent the white man to come get me," she said, according to the report. The actress is an Alaska Native of Yupik, Iñupiat and Cree-descent, according to her bio on IMDb. Once the officers placed her in the back of the car, Bedard allegedly kicked the plexiglass partition, which separates the back of the car from the front-seat, cracking it.

The police were called on Bedard again on Monday November 30, when she was forced to leave an extended-stay hotel. The police report from that incident also said that she appeared to be intoxicated. The Journal News said the police report described her appearance with "red, glassy bloodshot eyes." On the way to the jail, she again kicked the partition. Upon arrival, police had to "drag" her into the jail. She was given another summons for disorderly conduct. She is first due in court on Tuesday December 8, related to the second summons.

According to the Journal News, all of Bedard's charges are misdemeanors.

Bedard reprised her role of Pocahontas in the direct-to-video sequel Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World and for the 2018 film Ralph Breaks the Internet. Other recent roles include Ray Brentner in the upcoming The Stand miniseries and Marilou Skye on FBI: Most Wanted according to her IMDb. The actress made her film debut in 1994, providing the voice for Nakooma in the animated, historical-fiction TV movie Squanto: A Warrior's Tale, which was also a Disney production.

Bedard's agent did not respond to Newsweek's emailed request for comment in time for publication.

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Irene Bedard attends Magic City Comic Con on January 15, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Aaron Davidson/WireImag/Getty