Keanu Reeves Inside NY Jails, Where Feds Can't Go

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2009  |  Updated 10:15 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Keanu Reeves Goes Where the Feds Can't

Getty Images

After the jail tours, county officials said Reeves shouldn't have been allowed inside the facilities.

advertisement

Actor Keanu Reeves had no problem getting inside Buffalo-area jails. The feds haven't been so lucky.

The star of "The Matrix" film trilogy spent last weekend scouting locations for a new film. His visit included tours of two jail facilities that are the target of a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit accusing the Erie County Sheriff's Department of civil rights violations.

County officials have barred federal investigators from the jails, but Reeves was given tours of the facilities on Sunday.

Afterward county officials said Reeves shouldn't have been allowed inside the jails.

Reeves was checking out possible film locations for "Henry's Crime," which casts him as toll booth worker wrongly accused of robbing a Buffalo bank.

Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
VIEW THE PHOTOS: The Born Identity: Uncover Celebs Real Names
PLAY IT NOW: Access Extended: 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' Premiere, New York
PLAY IT NOW: Access Extended: Keanu Reeves Talks 'The Day The Earth Stood Still'

MORE ACCESS ON THESE TOPICS: Keanu Reeves - Tours - Jail

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out