(NEW ORLEANS) -- A case of mistaken identity may have led to Nicolas Cage's arrest last weekend in New Orleans.
Before he was placed in cuffs around midnight Saturday, the Oscar winner and his wife, Alice Kim, got into a heated argument over which house they were renting in the city's famed French Quarter, reports People, apparently confirming earlier accounts.
A local street performer named Peter Bennett says, "Apparently he had mistaken the house of my neighbors for the other house up the block that he is actually renting. His wife was trying to persuade him from disturbing the elderly couple who do in fact live in that house."
Cage, who was reportedly drunk, was arrested and charged with domestic abuse, public intoxication and disturbing the peace. Duane "Dog" Chapman bailed him out.
Following his brief stay at the Orleans Parish Prison, Cage was back to work Monday on the New Orleans set of his upcoming film, Medallion.
A source told People.com, "[Cage] is a dedicated actor when he is at work, and I don't think people would hire him so much if he wasn't."
He's due in court on May 31.
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