A former child actor is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing music equipment from multiple Sarasota County stores.

Joey Gaydos, Jr., who appeared in the film ‘School of Rock,’ allegedly would walk into stores, ask to test guitars and amps, then walk out. He would then pawn the items.

Police say he stole more than $3500 worth of equipment in four different thefts.

Officials claim Gaydos confessed and blamed a drug problem, yet he plead not guilty in court.