The Ring star Daveigh Chase 'is arrested and jailed on $25,000 bond for joyriding a stolen car' in Los Angeles

  • Actress was reportedly taken into custody on Tuesday morning?
  • As of Tuesday afternoon she was being held in jail on $25,000 bond
  • An investigation is underway to determine who stole the BMW she was driving
  • Chase is best known for her role as ghostly Samara Morgan in The Ring

Daveigh Chase, who terrified movie-goers in The Ring, has been arrested in Los Angeles.?

TMZ?reported Tuesday the former child star was taken into custody by law enforcement for joyriding in a stolen car.

Chase, 27, was a passenger in a BMW that police officers pulled over Tuesday morning in Hollywood, according to the publication.?

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Busted: Daveigh Chase, 27, pictured in 2012, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for joyriding in a stolen BMW, TMZ reported. She was a passenger in the car stopped by police in Hollywood

Busted: Daveigh Chase, 27, pictured in 2012, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for joyriding in a stolen BMW, TMZ reported. She was a passenger in the car stopped by police in Hollywood

The actress, who has starred on HBO's Big Love, was reportedly booked for being in a car without the owner's consent, which, the website reported, is a felony. The driver was also booked.

An investigation is underway to determine who stole the BMW, and as of Tuesday afternoon Chase was being held in jail on $25,000 bond.

It's not the first run in with the law for the Las Vegas native.

In February, she was arrested by LAPD detectives after she allegedly left a dying man outside a hospital.

Famous role: The former child star terrified moviegoers in 2002's The Ring in which she played?played the ghostly Samara Morgan

Famous role: The former child star terrified moviegoers in 2002's The Ring in which she played?played the ghostly Samara Morgan

Chase had reportedly been hanging out with the man in the early hours of February 15 before she left him at the hospital's front door and fled.

Police ran her name and discovered an outstanding warrant out against her for an unrelated misdemeanor traffic violation, leading to her arrest,TMZ?reported at the time.

Chase was not a suspect in the man's death, which was believed to be caused by an overdose. ??

TMZ said Chase, who has starred on HBO's Big Love, was booked for being in a car without the owner's consent, a felony. The driver was also booked. She's pictured in 2015 in Hollywood

TMZ said Chase, who has starred on HBO's Big Love, was booked for being in a car without the owner's consent, a felony. The driver was also booked. She's pictured in 2015 in Hollywood

The actress played the ghostly Samara Morgan in The Ring, a remake of the Japanese horror movie Ringu, winning 'Best Villain' for the role in the 2003 MTV awards.

She also had a recurring role in HBO's Mormon drama Big Love as child bride Rhonda Volmer, and also voiced the character of Lilo in the Disney animation Lilo & Stitch.

Her breakout role was as Sarah Darko, younger sister of Donnie Darko in 2001 teen drama/horror movie Donnie Darko. She reprised the role in 2009 sequel S. Darko.

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