By Jeff Labrecque
January 06, 2011 at 02:09 PM EST

Actress Jaime Pressly of My Name is Earl and the movie I Love You, Man was arrested Wednesday night in Santa Monica for suspicion of driving under the influence, according to People magazine. TMZ initially reported that police performed a sobriety test after Pressly, 33, was pulled over after an alleged traffic violation around 11 p.m., and subsequently took the actress to a Santa Monica jail. Pressly’s spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.