Alec Baldwin may be speeding up his timeline to leave New York City. 

The 56-year-old was stopped by police yesterday and issued a summons for illegally riding his bike on Fifth Ave. against the flow of traffic. When officers discovered that he was not carrying identification, they decided to arrest him and bring him to the precinct. Naturally, Baldwin was none too pleased for being detained for illegal biking - which he expressed with profanity - and was issued yet another summons for disorderly conduct. After being released, the former "30 Rock" star took to Twitter to express his outrage over the situation. 

By now, it's becoming hard to determine whether trouble simple finds Alec Baldwin or the other way around. A doorman interviewed by The NY Times revealed that on any given day, officers would go mad writing up tickets for people biking the wrong way on Fifth Ave. “If they had an undercover officer to write tickets for bicyclists going the wrong way or on the sidewalk, they’d write 50 to 60 tickets in an eight-hour shift," he said. New Yorkers are also not required to carry identification - but can be taken to a station house in the event of a ticket to establish identity. Baldwin's problem was that only one officer knew who he was. 

Of course, this is just one side of what transpired. We'll likely hear the other when Baldwin has his day in court sometime in the next few weeks. As for calling New York City home in the future, something tells me the actor has other plans in mind. Just look at the media chaos below that greeted him outside his apartment door just hours after his arrest. I'd move too. 

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Alec Baldwin arrested for illegal biking, disorderly conduct
In the aftermath, the actor took to Twitter to voice his outrage over New York City's 'mismanaged carnival of stupidity'.