Reese Witherspoon Arrested: Oscar-Winning Actress Reese Witherspoon said she is “deeply ashamed” by what she said to the officers that she and her husband in Atlanta for alleged disorderly conduct, talent agent James Toth, were arrested by traffic police in the U.S.
“Do you know my name?” Witherspoon is quoted as asking the state police who arrested the couple in Atlanta. She said: “You’re about to discover who I am” and “You’re about to be in the national news,” according to the arrest report.
The 37-year-old actor was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct after a state police said better not stay in the car while her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was given the “walk-and-turn “U.S. sobriety test . Toth was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Witherspoon was released from jail after her arrest and was in New York on Sunday night for the premiere of new film, Mud.
Oscar winner released a statement Sunday night apologizing for her behavior to the police. “I clearly had one too many and I am deeply ashamed of the things I said. Was definitely a scary situation and I was afraid of my husband, but that’s no excuse. Was disrespectful to the officer who ends up doing their work. I have nothing but respect for the police and I’m sorry for my behavior. “
Witherspoon said she could not comment further “out of respect” for the pending case.
According to the arrest report, police noticed the car Toth is not staying in his lane early Friday, so we initiated a traffic stop. Reported that Toth had drooping eyelids, watery, bloodshot eyes, and his breath smelled of alcohol.
Toth told police he had taken a drink which said Witherspoon was consumed in a restaurant two hours before the traffic stop, police wrote.
As the test continued, “Mrs. Witherspoon began passing out the window and say that she did not think I was a real police officer. I told Mrs. Witherspoon to sit on your ass and be quiet,” wrote the soldier Pyland J class.
Then Toth, 42, was arrested. He was charged with driving under the influence and failure to maintain lane.
At that point, the arrest report says Witherspoon went out and asked the police what was happening. After being told to go back to the car, “said it was a” U.S. citizen “And that he was allowed to” stand on American soil, ‘”says the report.
Police began arresting Witherspoon. The report said Witherspoon was resistant at first, but calmed by her husband. Toth and Witherspoon were taken to jail.