Jeffrey Wright arrested in New York City

WENN, Saturday, April 27, 2013, 6:10am (PDT)
  • Actor Jeffrey Wright ("Basquiat") was arrested in New York City on Saturday on suspicion of DUI.

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    The 47-year-old actor was behind the wheel when cops stopped his car in the early hours of the morning for a traffic violation. According to, officers detected the smell of alcohol and asked Wright to undergo a field sobriety test.

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    Wright, who will next appear in as Beetee in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," was then taken into custody and booked for DUI.

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