January 07, 2011 03:33:10 GMT
The 'My Name Is Earl' actress was violating the traffic rule and was arrested on suspected drunken driving.
Actress Jaime Pressly has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. The "My Name Is Earl" star was driving through Santa Monica, California on Wednesday, January 5 night when cops pulled over her car on suspicion of a traffic violation.
She was subjected to a field sobriety test before being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to TMZ.com. Pressly was reportedly booked into the Santa Monica jail and held on $15,000 bail in DUI cases when the BAC is measured at higher than 0.15. The legal limit is 0.08.
Her mug shot has been released, revealing the actress without make-up but with a perfectly-plucked eyebrows.