John Kerry's Daughter Arrested for DUI

John Kerry's Daughter Arrested for DUI
Alexandra Kerry
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11/19/2009 AT 10:50 AM EST

Senator John Kerry's daughter Alexandra was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Thursday morning in Los Angeles, police say.

"She was stopped by officers for a DUI investigation," Sgt. Enrique Mendoza tells PEOPLE. "She was brought to the Hollywood station where she was booked. She identified herself as Senator Kerry's daughter."

Kerry, 36, who works as a film director/producer, was arrested shortly after midnight and released at 5:25 a.m. after posting $5,000 bail, police records show.

A court date is set for Dec. 10.

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