Jeremy Piven's star power FAILED to get him out of a ticket yesterday -- because a cop wrote him up in Los Angeles ... a cop who claimed to have no idea who the hell Jeremy Piven is.
The cop wouldn't tell us why he pulled over the "Entourage" star -- but Jeremy insists it was just a registration issue and told us, "there's no problem actually."
After the cop wrote up the actor -- and handed him a citation -- we asked the cop if Piv was the biggest star he'd ever pulled over ...but the officer claimed he had no idea who Jeremy was!!!
Jeremy Piven -- Cop Drama In Los Angeles
6/3/2011 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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