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OTRC: Amanda Bynes detained on 5150 hold for mental health evaluation

Amanda Bynes appears before a judge on July 9, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan in May. Police say the actress threw a bong out of a window. She tweeted after her arrest: 'I only smoke tobacco I don't drink or do drugs. I've never had a bong in my life! I need to get another nose job after seeing my mugshot! :D' Bynes is due back in court on Sept. 26.

Amanda Bynes has been detained on a 5150 hold for a mental health evaluation.

The 27-year-old actress was placed on a hold after she was involved in a disturbance in a residential area in Thousand Oaks last night, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company, on Tuesday, July 23.

Deputies investigated the incident and determined that Bynes met the criteria of a 5150.

The Ventura County Fire Department received a call at 8:38 p.m. PT on Monday and responded to a report of a gasoline tank on fire in a driveway in Thousand Oaks.

Update - 1 p.m. PT: Witnesses at the scene told KABC Television that they saw Bynes on the driveway. They also saw a small plastic gas container on fire. Neighbors ran out and extinguished the fires as firefighters arrived.

One witness said he saw Bynes "laying down, stomach up, and her pant legs on fire..."

The woman who lives at the home where the fire was said she does not know Bynes and does not have a connection to the actress. At this time, she has not been charged with a crime.

Bynes has made headlines for a string of arrests and odd behavior. Most recently, the 27-year-old wore a bright blue wig when she appeared in a New York court on July 9 to face allegations stemming from an arrest over a reported bong-throwing incident.

(See more PHOTOS of Amanda Bynes in her blue wig.)

The actress was arrested in May at her New York City apartment. Police say that they were told by an employee at the building that Bynes lit a joint in the lobby. When an officer went up to her unit, she allegedly threw a bong out of a window.

No remnants of a marijuana smoking device were found on the ground below. She was detained on suspicion of criminal pot possession, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence. She is due back in court on Sept. 26.

Bynes has a pending DUI case in Los Angeles. She was also arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. She pleaded no contest and was put on probation for three years.

Bynes has also gained attention for her Twitter account. The former actress has over 3 million followers on Twitter and frequently tweets about her plastic surgery plans and celebrities she has deemed "ugly."

In addition to her tweets and arrests, Bynes has been sporting several wigs in public since she shaved her head due to what she called "hair damage" from a salon earlier this year.

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