On Wednesday evening, actor Thomas Dekker was trying to get onto the freeway in North Hollywood, when he struck a bicyclist who was riding through the crosswalk. Police arrived and after issuing field sobriety tests, they arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage resulting in an injury to a party involved in a traffic collision. He was taken to jail and then released on $100,000 bail.
Driving under the influence is very dangerous and can lead to injury or the death of you or others around you. Other notable celebrities that have been caught driving under the influence include: Paris Hilton, Mel Gibson, Michael Phelps, Lindsay Lohan and many others. Whether you live in Orange, Tustin or Laguna Beach, if you are charged with a DUI, call an experienced DUI defense attorney to assist you.
If you want to know more about driving under the influence, or your own charges, call Orange County criminal defense attorney William Weinberg @ 949.474.8008 in his Irvine office.