Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami for Disorderly Intoxication - NBC Southern California

Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami for Disorderly Intoxication

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    A video appearing to show popular comedian Hannibal Buress handcuffed against a Miami police vehicle is circulating social media Sunday.

    Buress was arrested Saturday at 10:30 p.m. for disorderly intoxication, according to Miami Police. He was arrested near NW 2nd Avenue and NW 20 Street.

    The 34-year-old comedian was booked into Miami-Dade Jail around 2 a.m. and released just before 6 a.m., the Miami Herald reported.

    "Am I under arrest? For what?" Buress appears to ask Miami Police officers in the video. "Explain what I'm detained for?"

    Buress approached an officer with blood shot eyes and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage from his breath and asked him to call him an Uber, according to the arrest report. When the officer refused, Buress became angry and belligerent, the report said.

    The officer followed Buress into a bar and asked him to leave because he was too drunk, the report continued. Once outside, Buress continued yelling profanities at the officer, causing a crowd to gather.

    Buress was asked to leave five times before being arrested, according to the report.

    It wasn't immediately clear whether Buress has a legal representative.