Friday
March
27
2015
9:02 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Alec Baldwin arrested in NYC after bike flap
May 14, 2014, 05:00 AM The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested and issued two summonses after allegedly acting belligerently toward two officers who had stopped him for riding his bicycle the wrong way down a New York City street, police said Tuesday.

The “30 Rock” star was riding his bike the wrong way at 16th Street and Fifth Avenue near Union Square Park in Manhattan when he was stopped at about 10:15 a.m. and asked to show identification, they said.

That’s when Baldwin, 56, refused to show his ID and acted belligerently, prompting the officers to handcuff him and take him, and his bicycle, to a nearby precinct, they said.

Baldwin was issued two summonses — for riding a bike the wrong way down a street and for disorderly conduct — and was then released, police said.

He is scheduled to appear in Manhattan Criminal Court on the disorderly conduct summons July 24.

A representative for Baldwin didn’t immediately return a request for comment. But from his verified Twitter account, Baldwin said he’d been handcuffed for riding the wrong way on Fifth Avenue and posted the last name and badge number of the arresting officer.

He also tweeted that photographers outside his home terrified his daughter and disparaged New York City, calling it “a mismanaged carnival of stupidity.”

The Oscar- and Tony-nominated-actor is known for his incendiary temper, most notably exposed when a voice mail of him berating his now-teenage daughter, Ireland Baldwin, came to light in 2007. He later said the message horrified him.

He was kicked off a plane in 2011 after refusing to stop playing a cellphone game, and he’s gotten into confrontations with news photographers.

His personal life also was splashed into public last fall when he and his wife testified against a Canadian actress accused of stalking him. The actress, Genevieve Sabourin, was convicted after a Manhattan trial that delved into what she said was a steamy date and years of the actor stringing her along romantically. He said it was simply a professional dinner that degenerated into her harassing him.

In February, Baldwin wrote a New York magazine cover story decrying the constant tabloid coverage of his comings-and-goings in New York City, saying he “probably” needs to move out of the city and suggested he may soon be calling Los Angeles home.

 

 

Tags: baldwin, riding, wrong, actor, manhattan, street,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the pending closure of Tpumps in downtown San Mateo?

Surprised, it was super popular
Makes sense, the shop was too small
Hope they find their way back to San Mateo soon
There are plenty of other boba tea places
Glad, boba drinks make the sidewalks a sticky mess

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jury: Silicon Valley firm didn't discriminate
SAN FRANCISCO — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discrimi..
Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a ..
Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenue
JERUSALEM — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withhold..
Magnitude-4.2 quake shakes central California; no damage
COALINGA — A small earthquake jolted an area of central California, but there were no reports of d..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County notice of bulk sale