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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
David Cassidy Arrested for DUI, Swears He Didn't Drive Drunk
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.

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

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