MALIBU (CBS) — Singer-actor Rick Springfield is set to be arraigned next week on two counts of driving under the influence stemming from an arrest in Malibu back in May.
The 61-year-old entertainer is charged with one misdemeanor count each of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving while having a 0.08 percent or higher blood-alcohol content. He is not required to make an appearance at the hearing next Tuesday in Malibu Superior Court.READ MORE: How To Watch The 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a patrol deputy from the Malibu/Lost Hills station noticed Springfield as he “accelerated rapidly” from Heathercliff Road in his 1963 Corvette while driving on Pacific Coast Highway back in May.READ MORE: Man Struck Multiple Times In Daylight Shooting In Riverside
Springfield was pulled over near Trancas Canyon Road and given field sobriety tests. An analysis of his breath indicated a blood-alcohol level of 0.10 percent, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Springfield was released the following morning.MORE NEWS: Emmys Vow A Good Time After Bleak Year; 'Crown' May Rule
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