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Nicolas Cage Arrested

Cops Called After Weird Night Out in New Orleans

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Talk about a rough night out: Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested Friday night after an alleged drunken argument with his wife on the streets of New Orleans.
Nicolas Cage Mug Shot

Nicolas Cage Mug Shot

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office
Cage, a two-time Oscar nominee, allegedly caused a big commotion when he and his wife couldn't agree on where they were staying.

"Cage and his wife were standing in front of a residence that he insisted was the property the couple was renting. She disagreed, and Cage grabbed her by the upper arm and pulled her to what he believed was the correct address. There were no visible signs of injury on his wife's arm," New Orleans Police said in a widely quoted statement.

"The actor then began striking vehicles and later attempted to get into a taxi. At that point, an officer who had been flagged down by onlookers drove up on the couple, immediately observed that Cage was heavily intoxicated and ordered him out of the cab, which prompted Cage to start yelling. The officers subsequently took Cage to Central Lock-up."

Cage was booked on suspicion of domestic abuse battery, disturbing the police and public drunkenness.

How drunk do you have to be to get arrested for public drunkenness in New Orleans?

You can also visit Nicolas Cage in Cheats, Sneaks and Bad Math: Celebrity Tax Problems."

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