Friday, November 20, 2009

Gov. Palin's daughter arrested in LA on DUI

Gov. Palin's daughter arrested in LA on DUI

LOS ANGELES — The daughter of Gov. Sarah Palin has been arrested in Hollywood for allegedly driving drunk.

Los Angeles police say 36-year-old Alexandra Palin was stopped by officers on a Hollywood street at about 12:40 a.m. Thursday and failed a sobriety test.

Officer Bruce Borihanh says she was booked at the Hollywood police station and was held for about five hours. She was released at about 5:30 a.m. after posting $5,000 bail.

Borihanh didn't immediately have other details.

Alexandra Palin is the eldest daughter of the former governor of Alaska, the Republican's 2008 vice-presidential nominee.

She has produced documentaries and has had several small acting roles.

Requests for comment from Alexandra Palin's agent and Sarah Palin's office were not immediately returned.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.


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