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Voice of Charlie Brown, Peter Robbins, arrested on five felony charges

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Voice actor Peter Robbins and Charlie Brown attend the DVD release for "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown" in Hollywood on Oct. 7, 2008.

The onetime voice of Charlie Brown in the animated "Peanuts" TV series was arrested on Sunday on five felony charges, NBC News confirms.

Peter Robbins has been charged with four felony counts of making a threat to cause death or great bodily injury, and a single felony count of stalking. After being booked in San Diego just after 3:30 a.m. local time on Monday, he was held on $550,000 bail. He is scheduled for arraignment on Wednesday.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Robbins was arrested on Sunday evening as he crossed into the United States from Mexico at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He was alone in his 2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 when a border officer pulled him aside for an examination. During that check, the officers learned he was wanted by the San Diego Sheriff's Department on a felony warrant for crimes against a person, said a U.S. Customs and Border Protection representative.

During an interview at San Diego's Comic-Con, Robbins, 56, said he'd begun as the original voice of Charlie Brown when he was 9 (video below). He voiced several "Peanuts" TV specials and films, including "A Charlie Brown Christmas," "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "A Boy Named Charlie Brown." When he reached 14, "it was time to move on," he said in that interview. His acting career also included roles on shows like "My Three Sons" and "F Troop."

Robbins' manager told the Union-Tribune that she was unable to discuss his arrest at the time, but planned to comment later Wednesday.

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