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Amanda Bynes released from custody after DUI arrest

April 6, 2012 | 11:42 am

Amanda Bynes
Actress Amanda Bynes was released from L.A. County Sheriff's Department custody Friday around 10:30 a.m. after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and colliding with a deputy's car, authorities said.

The former Nickelodeon star was arrested around 3 a.m. near the corner of Robertson and Santa Monica boulevards after she allegedly hit a deputy's cruiser with her BMW, the Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Bynes' car collision left “minor paint transfer damage to both vehicles,” the department said.

Bynes was held at the sheriff’s West Hollywood station on $5,000 bail until her release Friday morning. Officials did not specify any blood-alcohol level.  

The childhood actress rose to fame as a star in the Nickelodeon TV show "All That"  and later starred in movies, including “She’s the Man” and the film adaptation of the musical “Hairspray.”


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Photo: Amanda Bynes, pictured at a 2003 film premiere, was arrested at the corner of Robertson and Santa Monica boulevards. Credit: Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times.