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Richie Sambora Busted for DUI; Daughter Was in the Car | Richie Sambora

UpdatePosted 03/26/2008 04:30PM

Richie Sambora Busted for DUI; Daughter Was in the Car

Originally posted 03/26/2008 01:00PM

Richie Sambora was arrested on a DUI charge in Laguna Beach, Calif., Tuesday night after he was pulled over with his girlfriend and 10-year-old daughter in the car.

The Bon Jovi guitarist was stopped around 10:52 p.m. after police said they spotted him weaving on the road, Laguna Beach Police Sgt. Jason Kravetz tells PEOPLE. Sambora was driving a Hummer and was with his girlfriend, daughter Ava (whose mother is ex-wife Heather Locklear) and another unidentified juvenile girl.

Sambora was given a blood alcohol test – "He smelled of alcohol," Kravetz says – and he was "quiet and cooperative and he didn't cause any problems," he added.

Sambora was later released from custody on his own recognizance at about 4 a.m. He is scheduled to appear in court for arraignment on May 7.

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Richie Sambora Felt Dragged Through 'Hell' | Richie Sambora

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Richie Sambora Felt Dragged Through 'Hell'

Originally posted 02/13/2008 09:15AM

When Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora entered rehab last year, he had "hit bottom."

On an emotional night dedicated to his father, Sambora opened up to PEOPLE about how he barely survived last year – the toughest of his life. "I got divorced [from Heather Locklear], I was going through a custody battle, I was having alcohol addiction problems, my dad was dying," Sambora, 48, said before taking the stage with Bon Jovi for a benefit concert at Manhattan's Hammerstein Ballroom Tuesday. The yearlong "Stand Up For A Cure" concert series will raise money for lung cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where Sambora's father, Adam Sambora, was cared for at the end of his life.

Sambora says of his recent experiences, "It was a gang tackle from hell, basically. And crawling out of that wreckage was a very triumphant victory."

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Rehabbing Richie Sambora Steps Out with Bon Jovi | Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora

Rehabbing Richie Sambora Steps Out with Bon Jovi

Originally posted 09/27/2007 02:00PM

Richie Sambora was all smiles Wednesday night as the rehabbing rocker stepped out with his fellow Bon Jovi bandmates to be honored by the Recording Academy's New York Chapter.

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Richie Sambora Says He 'Did Detox' for Alcohol

Originally posted 06/19/2007 10:05AM

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Richie Sambora Completes Program at Treatment Facility

Originally posted 06/13/2007 03:20PM

Richie Sambora has left the Los Angeles treatment facility he entered last week, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.

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UpdatePosted 06/08/2007 09:20AM

Richie Sambora Enters Treatment Facility

Originally posted 06/07/2007 05:15PM

Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora entered a treatment facility on Wednesday, a rep for the band tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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Denise Richards, Richie Sambora Break Up | Denise Richards

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Denise Richards and Richie Sambora Break Up

Originally posted 05/15/2007 01:15PM

Denise Richards and Richie Sambora broke up about two months ago, her rep confirms.

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Heather Locklear & Richie Sambora's Divorce Finalized | Heather Locklear, Richie Sambora

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Heather Locklear & Richie Sambora's Divorce Finalized

Originally posted 04/11/2007 03:20PM

Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora are officially divorced, a source tells PEOPLE.

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Denise & Richie Face Parents' Cancer Together | Denise Richards, Richie Sambora

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Denise Richards, Richie Sambora Face Parents' Cancer

Originally posted 02/21/2007 09:10AM

Denise Richards says she and her boyfriend of 10 months, Richie Sambora, are leaning on each other as they both face tough times.

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Richie: I Want a Commitment with Denise Richards | Denise Richards, Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora: I Want a Commitment with Denise Richards

Originally posted 11/07/2006 02:30PM

Richie Sambora says he hopes his seven-month-old relationship with Denise Richards is the real thing.

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