David Cassidy Hit With DUI
Former teen idol insists he didn't do it
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 4, 2010 12:33 PM CDT
In this undated photo provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, former "Partridge Family" heartthrob David Cassidy is shown.   (AP Photo/Florida Highway Patrol)

(Newser) – Former teen heartthrob David Cassidy was arrested yesterday for allegedly driving under the influence. The Partridge Family star, 60, was pulled over after a cop saw him weaving on the Florida Turnpike, the Palm Beach Post reports. Cassidy said he’d had a glass of wine at lunch and took a hydrocodone; his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.139 and 0.141. Police found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in his car.

Cassidy’s rep says he was tired, not drunk, and says he will fight the charges, TMZ reports. For more, click here.

 

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