Heather Locklear Charged With Driving Under Influence

September 30, 2008 by Mark Siesel

Heather Locklear, one of the stars of TV shows as "T.J. Hooker", "Dynasty", "Melrose Place" and "Spin City", has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance in a suburb of Santa Barbara, California. Ms. Locklear was stopped on September 28, 2008 by a California Highway Patrol officer after she was reported driving erratically as she exited a parking lot. The officer then observed Locklear's car parked on a state highway and blocking traffic. When she was questioned, the officer made the determination that Locklear was "under the influence of something." She was transported to the local police station in Montecito, California, tested for alcohol and drugs, and charged with driving under the influence of prescription medication.

Later that day, Ms. Locklear was released from custody. Her arraignment date was not immediately announced.

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"Lost" Star Daniel Dae Kim Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving Charges

September 15, 2008 by Mark Siesel

"Lost" star Daniel Dae Kim pleaded no contest to driving while intoxicated in Honolulu on September 12, 2008. Kim was arrested on October 25th of last year after he was observed driving erratically by local police. His blood alcohol level (BAC) was 0.168, more than double Hawaii's legal limit. Mr. Kim had his driver's license revoked for six months, was ordered to pay over $700.00 in fines, must perform 72 hours of community service and will be required to undergo drug and alcohol counseling.

Kim is the third "Lost" actor to have been arrested for drunk driving; the other two, Michelle Rodriguez and Cynthia Watros, were eliminated from the show after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated.

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