Rowdy Roddy Piper Charged with DUI

7/22/2009 2:30 AM PDT

Rowdy Roddy Piper Charged with DUI

TMZ has learned the L.A. City Attorney has decided to file criminal charges against "Rowdy" Roddy Piper for his DUI bust earlier this month.

Roddy was charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and one count of driving without a valid license stemming from a late night arrest in Hollywood on July 2nd.

If the 55-year-old wrestling legend is convicted, he faces a maximum of 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Roddy's case will go back in front of the judge on Thursday.