Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin is certainly no stranger to speaking his mind.

So, it doesn't come as a complete surprise that the 56-year-old actor took to Twitter to share his thoughts after being taken into police custody in New York City this morning for riding his bicycle in the wrong direction.

"Officer Moreno, badge number 23388, arrested me and handcuffed me for going the wrong way on Fifth Ave," he tweeted. "Meanwhile, photographers outside my home ONCE AGAIN terrified my daughter and nearly hit her with a camera. The police did nothing."

Baldwin added, "New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign."

Around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, the Emmy winner was issued a summons by police for riding the wrong way. He was asked to identify himself, but did not have any identification on him. The actor then reportedly became "belligerent" and was issued a second summons for disorderly conduct before being taken to New York's 13th precinct station. (If an individual is issued a summons, but doesn't have I.D., he or she is taken into custody.)

Soon after the incident, a source told E! News that Baldwin had been released from police custody and returned home.

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