Kiefer Sutherland popped for DUI in Los Angeles

“24” star Kiefer Sutherland was arrested early Tuesday on misdemeanor drunk driving charges after failing a field sobriety test, police officials said.

The actor was pulled over at about 1:10 a.m. in West Los Angeles after officers spotted him making an illegal U-turn, said Officer Kevin Maiberger.

Sutherland, 40, tested over the state’s legal blood alcohol limit of .08 percent, and was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, Officer Karen Smith said.

Kiefer was released around 4 a.m. after posting $25,000 bail, according to the Sheriff’s Department records.

Sutherland was scheduled to appear in court Oct. 16.

Sutherland, who plays Jack Bauer,  won a best actor Emmy award last year for his performance on the Fox TV series “24.”

The series premieres over two nights in January, 2008.

 

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