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Chris Klein Faces Drunk-Driving Charge

Chris Klein Faces Drunk-Driving Charge
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04/13/2005 03:30PM

American Pie actor Chris Klein is facing drunk-driving charges after a February arrest in California, Court TV's The Smoking Gun reports.

Sheriff's deputies pulled over Klein, 26, on Feb. 5 while he was driving a 2003 BMW along a San Diego County highway. According to the criminal complaint, Klein's blood-alcohol level at the time was more than double the legal limit (0.08 percent).

The star was briefly booked into a detention facility (under his full name: Frederick Christopher Klein), where he posed for a mug shot and was fingerprinted. Klein is due to be arraigned later this month on misdemeanor charges, which carry a maximum penalty of six months in jail if convicted.

Klein's rep had no comment on the arrest or his plea.

All told, it's been a tough few months for Klein. In March, it was announced that he and actress Katie Holmes, 26, had broken off their engagement after a five-year relationship.

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