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UPDATE: Following his arrest on Jan. 7, Bam Margera has been charged with two counts of driving beneath the affect, E! Information can affirm. Along with one rely for driving beneath the affect, the Jackass star was additionally charged with one rely of driving with a .08 or increased. His subsequent listening to is scheduled for Feb. 1.
Bam Margera was arrested this weekend after allegedly driving beneath the affect.
California Freeway Patrol confirms to E! Information that the previous Jackass and Viva La Bam star was arrested round eight a.m. Sunday morning in Los Angeles county.
Whereas he was initially pulled over as a consequence of a mobile phone violation, officers seen indicators of attainable intoxication and carried out an ordinary area sobriety check.
Officers proceeded to arrest the professional skateboarder for suspected drunk driving. The 38-year-old posted $15,000 bail and was launched Sunday afternoon round 2:30 p.m. native time.
E! Information has reached out to Bam’s agent for remark.
“He is with a good friend on the market and we’re attempting to see if he needs to go to rehab or something,” Bam’s brother Jess instructed Web page Six on Monday. “We’re attempting to assist him from throughout the nation.”
Simply final month, Bam and his spouse Nicole Boyd introduced the start of their son Phoenix Wolf on social media.
On the identical time, followers beforehand discovered that the previous MTV star struggled with alcohol in years previous.
“I took a five-year hiatus from skating as a result of I had bone spurs, so as a substitute I used to be being profitable by doing nightclub appearances, which mainly was capturing photographs and taking photographs with the locals,” he shared with Folks. “So I used to be s—bag wasted each night time, and ultimately was like, ‘This has to cease.’ As soon as I wakened in my very own puke and p–, I knew I needed to minimize it off.”
“I simply reached some extent the place ingesting obtained actually previous,” he added. “I simply regarded on the huge image, like, ‘What am I doing? I am not doing something, simply sitting in a bar in Westchester cracking jokes with he locals.’ So I ended.”
(Initially revealed January eight, 2018 at 1:49 p.m. PST)