stephen baldwin arrested getty Stephen Baldwin arrested during traffic stopActor Stephen Baldwin has been arrested in New York City, reports TMZ. According to law enforcement sources, Baldwin was pulled over just after 5 p.m. local time Thursday (Aug. 24) after making an illegal U-turn.

During the traffic stop, the police officers noticed Baldwin’s license is suspended, so they arrested him for aggravated unlicensed operator of a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in court in October for an arraignment.

Big brother Alec scoffs at such a charge — call me when you get thrown off an airline for a Scrabble knockoff.

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