Steve Granitz

Actor Jeffrey Wright is facing charges of driving under the influence after being pulled over by police in New York City.

The Cadillac Records star was arrested for a DUI in New York City on Saturday after cops pulled him over for a traffic violation and smelled alcohol on his breath. Wright failed the sobriety test and was immediately taken into custody.



Via TMZ:

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that cops pulled Wright over in a Toyota Tacoma at around 3:00 AM ET for an unknown traffic violation.

We’re told when cops spoke with Wright, they detected an odor of alcohol and administered a field sobriety test. After Wright did poorly on that, he was arrested and booked for DWI.

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