Entertainment Dustin Diamond sentenced to jail, probation in stabbing case Dustin Diamond is the actor best known for playing Screech on the '90s NBC sitcom "Saved by the Bell." In May 2015, he went on trial after allegedly stabbing a man in a Wisconsin bar on Christmas Day 2014. Photo Credit: NBC / Getty Images By REUTERS Updated December 25, 2015 12:03 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy Screech in the early 1990s U.S. television sitcom "Saved by the Bell," was sentenced on Thursday to four months in jail on two misdemeanor convictions stemming from a Christmas night bar fight in a northern suburb of Milwaukee. Diamond was found guilty on May 29 by an Ozaukee Circuit Court jury of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct in the incident in which he was accused of stabbing a man with a switchblade knife. By REUTERS Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.