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Kiefer Sutherland Serves Time For DUI Charges

by Medindia Content Team on  December 7, 2007 at 3:00 PM Celebrity Health News   - G J E 4
Kiefer Sutherland Serves  Time For DUI Charges
Actor Kiefer Sutherland has begun serving his 48-day jail term for racking up a second drunken-driving arrest in three years.

The star of the Fox TV drama '24' has been ordered to serve the entire sentence at the Glendale City Jail before March 30, 2008.
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The 40 year-old actor was caught by cops after making an illegal U-turn. When breath-tested by police, he reportedly blew twice the legal blood alcohol level of .08.

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Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department revealed that Sutherland 'will be assigned a work detail that will involve kitchen detail and laundry duty. There is no early release. It's a must-do 48 days deal. The only person that can shorten the sentence is the judge, and I do not see that ever happening.'

The actor, who pleaded no contest in October to driving with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit of .08, apologised for his misconduct.

'I'm very disappointed in myself for the poor judgment I exhibited recently, and I'm deeply sorry for the disappointment and distress this has caused my family, friends and co-workers on 24 and at 20th Century Fox. I appreciate the support and concern that has been extended to me these last weeks both personally and professionally,' Usmagazine quoted him, as saying.

Source: ANI
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