'The Wire' Star Wendell Pierce's Assault Case Finally Closed

‘The Wire’ Star Wendell Pierce

Assault Case Closed

12/30/2017 12:20 AM PST

EXCLUSIVE

Wendell Pierce is happily closing out 2017 by officially — and finally — kissing a bizarre 2016 episode goodbye.

The Fulton County State Court tells TMZ … the assault case against “The Wire” star is now closed after Wendell successfully completed a diversion program that included community service and counseling classes.

TMZ broke the story … the ‘Wire’ star was arrested in May 2016 for allegedly assaulting a Bernie Sanders supporter after a heated argument turned physical at an Atlanta hotel. Wendell was ultimately arrested for simple battery … but it’s now a thing of the past.