Actor Alec Baldwin arrested in Manhattan for assault, NYPD says

Sheila Mcguire
November 3, 2018

Sure, driving in Manhattan is aggravating, but this is ridiculous, Alec Baldwin. If so, your time has come.

Baldwin, 60, was arrested Friday afternoon in NY after allegedly punching a 49-year-old man during an argument over a parking spot outside Baldwin's home.

Mr. Baldwin was still at NYPD's 6th Precinct being processed as of mid-afternoon. Said Trump: "I wish him luck".

Baldwin allegedly became very angry and started yelling at police officers after they asked him for identification in order to give him a summons, police said at the time.

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Representatives for Baldwin did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Witnesses tell us the actor got into an argument with another man over a parking spot near 10th Street and 5th Avenue.

Baldwin is expected to be released after being processed by the NYPD, with a court date estimated for sometime in December.

The actor provides regular, incendiary portrayals of Trump on "Saturday Night Live" and hosts a talk show every Sunday on ABC called "The Alec Baldwin Show".

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In 2012, he was accused by a photographer of getting aggressive with him on a New York City street, and in 2013 another photographer filed a harassment claim against Baldwin.

Baldwin, who did not speak to reporters, was given a ticket for the altercation, according to the news source.

The actor's oldest daughter, 23-year-old Ireland, once defended her dad's temper on Twitter, where she said he's "grown tremendously" in his struggle with "anger management issues".

There was also the 2011 incident in which Baldwin was kicked off an American Airlines flight because he refused to put away his phone for takeoff. TMZ also notes that Alec lives in the area.

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