By Eric Ditzian
Jamie Pressly's booking photo
Photo: Santa Monica Police Department/ Getty Images
"My Name Is Earl" star Jaime Pressly was arrested on Wednesday evening in Santa Monica, California, for suspicion of driving under the influence.
The bust was first reported by TMZ and confirmed by MTV News. A spokesperson for the Santa Monica Police Department told us that she was pulled over late Wednesday, but declined to state exactly when and where the arrest took place. Pressly reportedly failed a field sobriety test, though the spokesperson declined to say if Pressly had taken a breathalyzer test.
According to TMZ, the actress was pulled over around 11 p.m. for a traffic violation. She was arrested and held on $15,000 bail. The spokesperson would not comment on whether or