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Misha Barton Arrested in Hollywood

December 27th, 2007 Posted in Celebrity Gossip

Mischa Barton was arrested Thursday morning for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol and possessing marijuana.? The 21-year-old actress, who starred on Fox’s teen drama “The O.C.,” was driving on La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood when she was stopped at about 2:45 a.m.? According to a sheriff’s press statement deputies saw her vehicle straddling the lanes and failing to signal for a turn.

Barton was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a license, possessing a controlled substance and possessing marijuana, according to a statement from sheriff’s Sgt. John Hocking.

She spent about seven hours in the West Hollywood jail before being released on $10,000 bail.? A court hearing was scheduled for Feb. 28.

Barton played Marissa Cooper on “The O.C.” from 2003 to 2006, when her character died in a car crash.

In May, the actress was hospitalized for two hours after an antibiotic she was taking had a bad reaction with some consumed alcohol.

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