Erin Brockovich arrested for boating while intoxicated

Posted By KATE STANTON,   |   June 9, 2013 at 6:08 PM   |   0 comments

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June 9 (UPI) -- Erin Brockovich, famously played by Julia Roberts in the 2000 movie, was arrested after Nevada game wardens found her trying to dock her boat at Lake Mead on Friday, TMZ reported.

Brockovich, who became Brockovich-Ellis following her 1999 marriage, "exhibited signs of an intoxicated boater," including slurred speech.

“Boaters mistakenly think that boating and drinking go hand in hand,” a rep for the Nevada wildlife department told NBC Los Angeles. “They certainly do not. If we could keep people sober while operating, we'd have much safer waterways.”

The rep said that Brockovich-Ellis tested above the legal limit of .08 blood alcohol content.

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