Nick Stahl has been arrested for alleged possession of crystal meth.

The troubled 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' actor was arrested along with three other people by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in a Hollywood motel at 5am on Friday morning (28.06.13), according to TMZ.

The police went to the motel to conduct a parole compliance check one of the other people and Nick was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

This is the latest blow for the star who was arrested for allegedly committing a ''lewd act'' at a porn shop in Los Angeles in December, an incident he claimed was a ''misunderstanding''.

Nick was arrested by undercover vice officers for the LAPD at the store after they allegedly discovered him ''touching himself'' in a private booth

He was also reported missing in May 2012 and again the following month.

After his fist disappearance he re-emerged and was admitted to a rehabilitation clinic.

However, he walked out of the facility and went to stay with a pal but was again reported missing when he failed to return to the friend's home.

A source said at the time: ''Now he's disappeared. We can't find him anywhere. He has not made contact with anyone. We are all just desperately looking for him.

''Everyone just wants him to come home. It's a terrible situation. We are searching, but we've had no solid leads.''

He is estranged from wife Rose Murphy Stahl with whom he has daughter Marlo.