Actress Lori Petty Arrested For DUI

45-year-old actress Lori Petty was arrested Saturday night on felony drunk driving charges after she allegedly hit a 14-year-old on a skateboard in Venice, CA.

From PEOPLE:

Police and paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident at 9:30 p.m. The skateboarder was treated for his injuries and released.

Petty, who starred in Point Break, Tank Girl and A League of Their Own, was booked into the Van Nuys jail and eventually released on $100,000 bail.

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said the circumstances surrounding the accident are still unclear. Detectives with the LAPD’s traffic division will determine if a follow-up investigation is necessary. Petty’s blood-alcohol level isn’t being released at this time.

Calls to Petty’s spokesman were not returned.

Fun facts about Lori Petty:

Lori spent her childhood traveling the United States with her father who was a Pentacostal minister.

Lori worked for several years as a graphics designer in Omaha, Nebraska before pursuing a career in acting.

Lori’s television debut was in the episode The Lock Box of the 1980’s series, The Equalizer, where she played a hooker named Brandi.

Lori played a kooky teenage runaway named Willie in the 1987 made-for-tv movie, Bates Motel, loosely based on Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” series.

She is best known for her lead role in the 1995 cult movie, Tank Girl, which was based on the popular British comic strip.

More Lori Petty trivia at TV.com

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3 Responses to “Actress Lori Petty Arrested For DUI”
  1. Mo Says:

    I’m glad no one was hurt. If Ms. Petty was driving under the influence, I hope she can learn from this episode before anything worse occurs.

  2. Fresia Says:

    She did this because she is lesbian. The gays are taking over the world. She was probably high on crystal meth, too.

  3. Faith Says:

    Without details of the incident Fresca-cola seems to be very quick to pull the trigger of his ugly high-school education style insult gun. Which by the way was neither refreshing nor thirst-quenching so here’s a Newsflash Fresia, Hitler was also intolerant of others. You’re in great company.

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