Mischa Barton charged in DUI case

Feb 27, 2008 at 11:33 a.m. ET

Former star of The O.C. charged with four misdemeanors, stemming from December 2007 DUI arrest.

Mischa, Mischa, MischaMischa Barton was formally charged on Tuesday by the Los Angeles County district attorney with four misdemeanor counts.

According to court documents, the four counts include driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, possession of marijuana, driving with blood alcohol levels exceeding the legal limit as well as driving without a valid California driver's license.

These charges stem from her December 27, 2007 DUI arrest in West Hollywood. LA County Sheriff deputies saw Barton's vehicle straddling two lanes of traffic. She was also reported to have failed to signal upon making a turn.

Barton is set to be arraigned on these charges on Thursday, February 28 in Beverly Hills Superior Court.

Comments