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DJ Samantha Ronson charged with DUI

August 9, 2011 |  5:38 pm

Samantha Ronson arrested in DUI
Prosecutors have charged celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson with drunk driving in connection with her arrest earlier this month in Baker, Calif., authorities said Tuesday.

The 33-year-old faces two misdemeanor counts including driving under the influence of alcohol and having a blood-alcohol level of .08 or above. The charges were filed Friday.

Ronson was initially stopped by the California Highway Patrol for speeding on the outskirts of Baker. She was given a breathalyzer test and booked for allegedly driving under the influence.  Authorities did not reveal her blood-alcohol level.


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Photo: Samantha Ronson at Entertainment Tonight's 2010 Emmy Awards after-party. Credit: Alex J. Berliner / BEImages