Snooki spent time behind bars Friday afternoon.
An officer at the Seaside Heights, New Jersey police department confirms to UsMagazine.com that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, 22, was arrested and released the same day.
"On Friday at approximately 15:23 hours, Nicole Polizzi was acting in a disorderly matter while on the beach... Miss Polizzi was escorted from the beach by patrolmen and placed under arrest for disorderly conduct ...near the boardwalk. She was transported to police headquarters and later released on a summons," Chief of Police Thomas J. Boyd tells Us in a statement.
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A spokesperson at the police department explains, "A summons means she'll get a court date, but doesn't have to pay bail to get out of jail. She'll pay a fine when assessed [by a judge]."
Jenni "J-Woww" Farley wrote on Twitter Friday, "Going to bail @Sn00ki out of jail... The things I do for this girl, I swear." Several "Jersey Shore" cast members where photographed visiting the jail.
When asked about Snooki's attitude while arrested, the spokesperson told Us, "The disorderly conduct charge pretty much explains it."
TMZ.com has footage of a wobbly Snooki falling off a bike moments before getting cuffed.
A rep for MTV tells Us, "No comment."
More than 5.3 million people tuned into the season 2 premiere Thursday night — a 300 percent increase from last season. It was MTV's No. 2 biggest premiere of all time, second only to the 2002 season 2 debut of "The Osbournes."
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