"I am under arrest?"
The officers tell Buress he is suspected of trespassing, but no trespassing charges were filed according to the Daily Mail. "For what?" he asks "Explain what I'm detained for?" What I am detained for?' Miami police say they arrested Buress, 34, at 10:30pm on misdemeanor disorderly intoxication charges in the Wynwood neighborhood, the Miami Herald reports. Per the above bystander-recorded video footage, Buress demands to know what probable cause the police have to arrest him. The hashtag #FreeHannibalBuress later trended on Twitter.
According to TMZ, Buress was booked by cops in South Florida after confronting the officers in public.
He ended up being released a few hours later after posting a $500 bond. The officer said Buress then went into a bar, and the officer asked him to leave, saying he was too drunk.
Hello Billy, Mr. Buress was arrested for disorderly intoxication, on December 9, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m.
Apart from his successful career as a stand-up comedian and actor, Hannibal became well known for his involvement with the Bill Cosby case.
Buress is featured on the TV show Broad City and has appeared in movies such as Spiderman Homecoming and Baywatch.
Buress' fans on Twitter had many strong reactions to the comedian's arrest, including tweets declaring, "Free Hannibal Buress".