Crime Tiffany Haddish charged with DUI in Georgia
Tiffany Haddish Is Arrested for a DUI in Georgia
ET confirms the actress was arrested on Friday morning.The 42-year-old comedian was arrested in Georgia on Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Peachtree City Police Department confirms to ET.
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — Tiffany Haddish was arrested Friday and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said.
The actor and comedian was detained after Peachtree City Police got a call about 2:30 a.m. regarding a driver asleep at the wheel on a highway, Assistant Police Chief Matt Myers said in a news release. An officer saw a vehicle matching the caller's description and stopped Haddish as she pulled into the yard of a residence, Myers said.
Tiffany Haddish arrested, accused of DUI in Georgia
Actor Tiffany Haddish, 42, is accused of DUI after an arrest in Georgia early Friday. © Provided by NBC News The “Night School” star was stopped in Peachtree City at 2:30 a.m., officials said. Matt Myers, the assistant chief for Peachtree City Police Department, said that an officer initially observed Haddish stop in the road while on a different call. Later, he said, someone called 911 to report a driver asleep at the wheel on Highway 74.Myers said an officer saw the car matching the description and “conducted a traffic stop as the vehicle pulled into the yard of a residence.
Haddish later posted $1,666 bond and was released from the Fayette County Jail, Myers said. He did not release any information about a possible court date.
A spokesman for Haddish did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
Haddish was the breakout star of the smash comedy “Girls Trip” and has starred in such movies as “The Kitchen,” “Night School” and “Like A Boss.” She’s also written the New York Times best seller, “The Last Black Unicorn” and hosted the popular television show “Kids Say The Darndest Things.”
Peachtree City is located about 40 miles (63 kilometers) south of Atlanta.
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