Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, cast member of MTV's "Jersey Shore" stands on a deck overlooking the boardwalk and beach at the home for the show Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in Seaside Heights, N.J. The cast members had fun in Italy, but they're glad to get back to their home facing the surf and sand of the real Jersey shore. The young partiers traveled to Florence, Italy, to film the fourth season, which premiers Thursday night. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 12, 2011 6:13:46 PM PDT
BELMAR, N.J. - August 12, 2011 --
Authorities are investigating an encounter between police and "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.