‘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
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.”