David Koechner was arrested on suspicion of driving underneath the affect and for an alleged hit and run in California on New Yr’s Eve, police verify to E! Information.
The 59-year-old actor, who starred within the Anchorman films, was taken into custody in Simi Valley shortly after 3 p.m. native time on Dec. 31, in accordance with on-line jail data. He was booked two hours following his arrest and was launched from jail early morning on Jan. 1.
Casey Nicholson, a public info officer for the Simi Valley Police Division, advised E! Information that Koechner was arrested after an officer noticed “contemporary [collision] injury” on the actor’s car.
“The driving force of that automotive, later decided to be Mr. Koechner, was driving into oncoming visitors (the mistaken lane on the opposite facet of the road) the place the officer was coming,” Nicholson stated. “Officer handed him, performed a U-turn and pulled him over a few blocks away.”
Upon investigation, the officer “noticed outward symptomology of intoxication and in the end decided possible trigger to arrest for suspicion of DUI,” Nicholson stated.