Sheen’s police escort under investigation

Actor Charlie Sheen arrives for his performance "My Violent Torpedo Of Truth/Death Is Not an Option" at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington On April 19, 2011 (AFP Photo / Chris Kleponis)
Washington, DC police are investigating why actor Charlie Sheen received a police escort from the airport to his recent show in the city.

Sheen arrived in Washington recently to deliver his infamous "Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat Is Not an Option" live show. Upon arrival, he was greeted by police for a flashy escort into the city. Sheen was already an hour late for his show. DC police used lights and sirens as they paraded the actor through the city at speeds of 80 miles per hour.

According to police spokesperson Gwendolyn Crump internal affairs is investigating the matter. DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier has allegedly denied ever authorizing the escort.

The incident initially became a problem when Sheen tweeted about the ride and included a picture, causing many in the public to ask why the actor received an escort a public expense.