Sam Donaldson Charged With DUI ABC News veteran pulled over in Delaware By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Dec 19, 2012 3:22 PM CST 19 comments Comments Football Hall of Famer Bob Griese, left, former U.S. Senator Connie Mack, center, and veteran ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson attend a cancer awareness event in 2011. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for Moffitt Cancer Center) (Newser) – Former ABC News fixture Sam Donaldson faces DUI charges in Delaware, reports TMZ. Police pulled over the 78-year-old for a traffic violation about 8pm on Dec. 1 and say he failed sobriety tests, reports AP. He was about 100 miles away from his home in McLean, Va., at the time. Police say he was cooperative during the arrest, after which he was released into someone else's custody.