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Actor Anthony Mackie arrested in NYC for alleged drunken driving

By Carolyn Sung, CNN
updated 11:18 PM EST, Sat November 9, 2013
Actor Anthony Mackie arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Pain & Gain' on April 22, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
Actor Anthony Mackie arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Pain & Gain' on April 22, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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  • Actor Anthony Mackie is arrested in New York City, police say
  • Mackie was in the award-winning "The Hurt Locker"

(CNN) -- Actor Anthony Mackie was arrested early Saturday for drunken driving in New York City, police said.

The arrest happened at 1:22 a.m. in Harlem, Detective Brian Sessa told CNN.

Russell Neal of the '90s R&B group Hi-Five faces murder charges in the death of his 24-year-old wife. Neal turned himself in to police and said the couple had been fighting, but would not answer further questions without his lawyer. This is not the first time Neal has had a brush with the law. He's previously been charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and criminal trespassing. Russell Neal of the '90s R&B group Hi-Five faces murder charges in the death of his 24-year-old wife. Neal turned himself in to police and said the couple had been fighting, but would not answer further questions without his lawyer. This is not the first time Neal has had a brush with the law. He's previously been charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and criminal trespassing.
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Mackie's camp did not immediately return a call later that day seeking comment.

The celebrated actor in theater and television has starred in numerous films such as "The Hurt Locker," which won the best picture Academy Award in 2010.

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