Just days after opening his newest bakery in Marlton, N.J., “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge in New York City.
Police say Bartolo Valastro, of Montville, New Jersey, was driving erratically when he was pulled over on 10th Avenue in Lower Manhattan around 1 a.m. Thursday. Police say officers observed Valastro’s yellow 2014 Corvette swerving through traffic while traveling north between 20th and 32nd streets.
Police say he was unsteady on his feet when he stepped out of the vehicle. They say his face was flushed and his eyes were bloodshot. Police say he failed a Breathalyzer test and was taken into custody.
Calls for comment left at TLC and his Hoboken, New Jersey, location weren’t immediately returned.
Valastro stars in the reality show, “Cake Boss,” which airs on TLC. He operates eight bakeries in three states. His newest, Carlo’s Bake Shop on Route 73 in Marlton, opened on Saturday
Associated Press contributed to this report