Saturday, July 12, 2008

Actor Josh Brolin arrested in Shreveport bar brawl

Actor Josh Brolin, in Shreveport starring in director-producer Oliver Stone’s “W.,” was arrested early today during a bar fight at a downtown Shreveport nightspot.
(Brolin, shown in the picture as "W", was charged with a misdemeanor for 'interfering with police'. )

According to Shreveport Police patrol report, officers were called to the Stray Cat bar in the 200 block of Travis Street just after 2 a.m. to deal with a rowdy patron.

As more officers arrived, several other patrons at the bar, including Brolin and fellow actor Jeffrey Wright, 42, tried to impede the officers, the report said. In all, the report named 10 officers called to the ruckus.

Brolin, Wright and four other people were charged with interfering with police, a misdemeanor. Brolin was booked into the city jail, and posted $334 cash bond to be released.

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