Gilliam was reportedly pulled over by officers in Peachtree City, Georgia after the cops caught him driving more than double the 55 miles per hour speed limit.

According to, the officers smelled alcohol on him, and Gilliam allegedly admitted to drinking three beers and a shot (liquor) before getting behind the wheel.

He failed a field sobriety test and recorded a blood alcohol level of .107, well over the .08 legal limit.

In the police report, obtained by the website, arresting officers also found a joint in his car and added drug possession to his charges.

Gilliam, who ironically played a police officer on hit crime drama The Wire, was taken into custody and later released after posting a $9,818 (£6,136) bond.