D.J. Qualls Tackled and Beat Up by Police While Working on Supernatural
D.J. Qualls had a run-in with Vancouver police this weekend after an alleged miscommunication with an officer led to a bloody confrontation.
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Qualls, who is in Canada to guest-star on The CW's Supernatural, was leaving a café when he saw a man punch a woman. The Road Trip star claimed, via his Twitter page, that he approached an officer to report the incident, who then threatened to arrest him.
"He said if I didn't get out of there, he's [sic] arrest me," Qualls tweeted. "I asked why and he tackled me, busted my face and handcuffed me... I was handcuffed and bleeding while the cop kept saying to me, 'you think you're f---ing better than me?'"
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After being taunted by the officer for a half hour, Qualls was released and went to the hospital to get stitches, but not before obtaining a card from the officer so he could report him.
The Vancouver Police Department is investigating the incident, Entertainment Weekly reports.