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Michael Wright

'Five Heartbeats' Star

Busted for DWI

11/4/2012 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1104_michael_wright_gettyMichael Wright hand-wrapped the NYPD an early Christmas present this morning when he gave them the easiest DWI arrest ever ... by hitting a police car ... TMZ has learned. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Wright -- who starred in the classic movie "The Five Heartbeats" -- was trying to park his 1978 black Rolls Royce in Manhattan when he hit the car that had two officers sitting inside. 

We're told the officers went to have a word with Wright and detected an odor of alcohol on his breath. After the field sobriety test didn't go Wright's way, the officers arrested him.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Wright's blood alcohol level was well above the legal limit.

We're told both officers were taken to a local hospital to be checked out after the accident.

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latestdiets.net    

they should send him to OZ. they got good tits there. Said is waiting.

681 days ago
17.

Vote2012    

Big deal I would bet half this country never heard of this guy....plus how successful can he be when he is driving himself around in a 1978 Rolls?

681 days ago
18.

Controversy    

Ohh nooo not my Eddie Kane? Was he purley acting or does he have a voice like in the movie?

681 days ago
19.

susan    

looks like he is living up to his movie character Eddie Kane

681 days ago
20.

Elmer Fudd    

A bottle of Cisco Red, lol

680 days ago
21.

littlegirl    

Pray

482 days ago
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