Ex-Miss USA busted for DUI in Michigan

Dec. 4, 2011 at 1:56 PM
1 of 6
| License Photo

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Former Miss USA Rima Fakih was arrested in suburban Detroit this weekend on suspicion of drunken driving, her lawyer confirmed.

Attorney Doriad Elder told the Detroit Free Press the Dearborn native who won the crown in 2010 was stopped in Highland Park early Saturday; however, details were not available.

Elder said Fakih's record was unblemished and "very saddened and very apologetic for the situation that she is in right now."

The newspaper said Fakih's criminal record may be pristine, but she did run afoul of the Miss Universe pageant when she got in one morning at 4 a.m.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt face off in 'The Huntsman' trailer
Ruby Rose, Gigi Hadid react to Kanye West's lyric about Taylor Swift
Kristen Wiig impersonates Peyton Manning on 'The Tonight Show'
Lamar Odom resurfaces at Kanye West's fashion show
UPI Spotlight: Melissa McBride watches 'Walking Dead' on Sundays, just like us