Comedian Kevin Hart arrested on alleged DUI charge

April 15, 2013 at 7:35 AM ET

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Kevin Hart.

Kevin Hart isn't laughing about this. The California Highway Patrol confirms to E! News that the comedian was arrested under suspicion of DUI around 4:30 a.m. Sunday after officers spotted Hart driving erratically at a high rate of speed and witnessed him almost colliding with a gas tanker truck. He was pulled over after failing a field sobriety test and was arrested.

The actor was held at Van Nuys jail on $5,000 bond but was subsequently released and took to Twitter to discuss the incident.

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"I'm officially a thug, I spent 6hrs in jail last night...I got pulled over 3blocks from my house by a d--- head cop," he tweeted. "This cop was the worst, he knew who I was &wanted to make a example out of me...."

Hart continued, "I did 6,000 push ups &13,000 sit ups while I was in the pin....shout out to my celly 'Mark' we exchanged war stories LMFAO... When the cop asked me to take the sobriety test I said 'WHY WASTE OUR TIME...I'M DRUNK MAN' ..... #TrueStory"

Regardless of cracking jokes on the situation, the comedian said, "On some real s---....drinking &driving is not a game or a laughing matter. People have lost lives because of stupid s--- this! This is a wake up call for me, I have to be smarter &last night I wasn't....everything happens for a reason...."

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