Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his role as Detective Bunk Moreland on HBO’s “The Wire,” was arrested early Saturday morning after an altercation at a hotel, Atlanta-based CBS affiliate WGCL-TV reported Sunday.
The actor was arrested at Atlanta Loews Hotel where he was a guest, police told WGCL. He was booked into the Fulton County Jail on Saturday and charged with simple battery. Pierce was released from jail on a $1,000 bond.
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