'30 Rock' Star Tracy Morgan Charged With Drunken Driving

ByBuck Wolf

Nov. 28, 2006 — -- "30 Rock" star and former "Saturday Night Live" regular Tracy Morgan was arrested in the predawn hours this morning in New York on charges of drunken driving.

ABCNEWS.com has confirmed that the 38-year-old comic was charged at the 33rd Precinct.

Morgan is currently on probation in Los Angeles for a DUI conviction. He was charged in January for driving with a blood-alcohol level of .13 -- well above the .08 legal limit -- and a month later he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge.

The comic was sentenced to 36 months of probation and ordered to attend an alcohol-education program. A drunken-driving conviction today would constitute a violation of his parole.

Morgan's rep was not immediately available for comment.

Police sources tell TMZ.com that Morgan was stopped at 4:38 a.m. in the Bronx and "was unable to maintain a position in a lane of traffic."

Morgan was a "Saturday Night Live" cast member from 1996 to 2003, and was known for such recurring characters as Dominican Lou, Mrs. Parker and Captain Munclair Vanderhousen III. He left the show when NBC offered him a chance to develop his own "Tracy Morgan Show," but that venture was short-lived.

Morgan has nevertheless stayed busy, appearing in such films as "Little Man" with the Wayans brothers, and "Head of State" with Chris Rock, before returning to TV this year in "30 Rock."

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