Charlie Heaton is apologizing for his absence on the Stranger Issues 2 premiere.
The British actor, who portrays Jonathan Byers on Netflix’s coming-of-age, sci-fi present, was detained at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport on Saturday for alleged cocaine possession. In response to legislation enforcement, Heaton, 23, was despatched again to the UK however not arrested.
“My deliberate journey to the U.S. final week was affected by a difficulty at U.S. immigration, and I’m working to rectify it as quickly as potential,” he tells PEOPLE in an unique badertion. “I do need to make clear that I used to be not arrested or charged with a criminal offense, and cooperated absolutely with the U.S. officers at LAX. I’m sorry to all of the followers and my Stranger Issues household for lacking the premiere. We’re all so pleased with this season and I might by no means need this story to negatively influence the present.”
Stranger Issues stars Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Natalia Dyer, Caleb McLaughlin and Dacre Montgomery celebrated season 2 of the hit sequence — obtainable for streaming now — in L.A. on Thursday night time.
“The primary season was an homage to the ’80s, however this one is darker and extra emotional,” Millie, 13, beforehand informed PEOPLE. “And the final two episodes are like an epic blockbuster motion film.”