‘The Wire’ Star Wendell Pierce Charged with Battery

The actor came to blows with a Bernie Sanders supporter.

Wendell Pierce was arrested and charged over the weekend with simple battery when he and a Sanders supporter got physical

Us Weekly reports:

According to police and court records (via NBC News), the 52-year-old actor was arrested early on Saturday, May 14, at the Atlanta Loews Hotel, where he was staying as a guest.

Atlanta police officer Donald T. Hannah described the arrest as routine, adding that Pierce “made no indication he was famous, nor did the officer inquire.”

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