Alexandra Kerry, 36-year-old daughter of Senator John Kerry, was arrested early Thursday morning for suspicion of drunken driving, according to Los Angeles Police officer Bruce Borihanh. She was held for five hours and then released at 5:30 a.m. today on a $5,000 bond.
The film producer was stopped shortly after midnight by an officer after he observed that her vehicle had expired license tags. After she was pulled over, she was given a field sobriety test and appeared to be impaired.
She was subsequently given a breathalyzer test at the police station and was under the legal limit of .08, though she could still be charged with impairment if the arresting officer witnessed her operating the vehicle unsafely.
Alexandra is the oldest daughter of Kerry, Democratic 2004 presidential nominee and U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for the past 24 years.
A spokesman said, “Senator Kerry supports his daughter and will have no further comment on a private matter.”
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