Sam Shepard arrested on drunk driving charges
As reported by PEOPLE, Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on charges of aggravated drunk driving. The award-winning actor and playwright was arrested outside of a restaurant in Santa Fe, N.M, after an employee called the police about a driver who was attempting to leave with his truck’s emergency brake on. When an officer contacted Shepard, he declined a breathalyzer test but failed a field sobriety test. According to Santa Fe County Jail records, the 71-year-old Bloodline actor spent the night in custody and was released Tuesday.
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