After a routine drinking and driving stop, Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon’s performance as an upset wife earned her a trip to jail and a disorderly conduct charge. Reese Witherspoon’s husband, Jim Toth, was pulled over on a driving under the influence suspicion. Witherspoon, carried on, to the extent she, too, landed herself in jail for disorderly conduct. Her lawyer worked out a deal with the prosecutor Monday morning in which Witherspoon will go through a pre-trial intervention program to avoid getting a conviction on her record. Their car was impounded, and Witherspoon and Toth were taken to the Atlanta city jail. Full article.
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