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44 year old Adrian Pasdar, star of the popular television series “Heroes”, was arrested early Wednesday morning by CHP officers in Los Angeles. Police officers stopped Mr. Pasdar for speeding and straddling two lanes, around 3:00 a.m. on the 405 freeway. He arrested and booked on suspicion of driving under the influence and released later Wednesday morning on $15,000.00 bail.

The police reports of Mr. Pasdar’s case will be sent to local prosecutors for review. Should they elect to file a formal complaint he will likely be charged with violations of Vehicle Code section 23152(a) and (b). A conviction for DUI, 23152(a), or driving with a prohibited blood alcohol level, 23152(b), could result in the imposition of probation, fines, attendance at a DUI school, a driver’s license suspension and possible jail time.
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Stephanie Pratt, star of MTV’s the Hills, was arrested on Sunday morning outside a party in Los Angeles. Police officers stopped Ms. Pratt for a traffic violation around 3:45 a.m. and she was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence without incident. She was taken to jail and released on $5,000.00 bail.

Driving under the influence arrests have been increasingly common among celebrities and sports stars in recent months. Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was sentenced in June to serve 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter charges and just last Wednesday actor Thomas Dekker was arrested for DUI after he hit a bicyclist riding in a crosswalk, while trying to get onto the freeway in Los Angeles County. If you are arrested for DUI in Marin County or San Francisco, call an experienced aggressive DUI attorney for help.
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