Actor Lauter Narrowly Avoids DUI

Posted on Jan 18, 2010 in Celebrity Justice, DUI/DWI

TMZ reports that Security guards at a posh Golden Globes after-party this weekend saved Ed Lauter a ton of trouble when they steered the drunken actor away from his car and into a cab despite his protests. Witnesses report that the Grey’s Anatomy and NYPD Blue actor slurred heavily as he argued that he was fit to navigate the roads, spotted with weekend DUI checkpoints, before finally giving in and handing over his keys.

Actor Dennis Quaid was similarly spared the Celebrity DUI Treatment in October when a police officer passed by just in time to convince a stumbling and intoxicated Quaid from driving his SUV away from a West Hollywood restaurant.

A DUI is a serious offense that often results in heavy fines and consequences ranging from probation to jail time. With the NFC title game coming up followed by the Big Game on February 7th and Mardi Gras soon after, keep an eye out for your friends and know when to call a cab! Should you or a friend run into trouble, call Bloom Legal immediately – the sooner you call the sooner we can get to work for you!

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