Locklear Indicted on DUI Charge

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2008 5:17 PM CST
Actress Heather Locklear reacts to photographers at the world premiere of the film "Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert" in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Prosecutors today charged Heather Locklear with driving under the influence of drugs, People reports. Filed by the district attorney in Santa Barbara, Calif., 2 months after Locklear's DUI arrest, the misdemeanor charge blames her intoxication on "prescription medications." A conviction could force the actress, 47, to pay a fine or serve up to 6 months in jail.
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