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Bobby Brown in Rehab After DUI Plea Deal
As part of his drunk driving plea agreement, singer Bobby Brown has checked himself into an undisclosed treatment facility. To avoid a DUI conviction from his March arrest, Brown agreed to complete a 90-day alcohol rehab program.
Jenna Jameson Pleads Guilty to DUI
Former porn actress Jenna Jameson has entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence stemming from a May 25 incident in which she crashed her Range Rover into a utility pole. She will serve three years informal probation, pay $340 in fines, enroll in a first-time offender DUI course, and participate in a victim impact panel.
Jury Convicts D.J. Williams in DUI Trial
Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams was able to avoid a driving under the influence conviction by going to trial, but the jury did convict him of driving while ability-impaired. He was also convicted of driving without headlights, which got him pulled over at 3 a.m. in the first place.
Jessica Simpson's Dad Joe Arrested for DUI
Jessica Simpson's father, Joe Simpson, has been officially charged with driving under the influence after being stopped by police in Sherman Oaks, California. Simpson was booked and released without having to post bail.
Crocs Founder Arrested for Drunk Driving
When police found the 51-year-old millionaire founder of Crocs shoes passed out behind the wheel of his Porsche and arrested him for suspicion of driving under the influence, he told the arresting officers that his "girlfriend" was actually driving the car. He also told them that his girlfriend was 22-year-old singer Taylor Swift.
FSU Cuts Greg Reid for Weed Possession
Pre-season All-American pick Greg Reid has been cut from the Florida State University football team after an arrest for possession of marijuana. Reid claimed that the weed the police found in the car he was driving did not belong to him. Problem was he was the only one in the vehicle.
Friday, August 17, 2012
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