Reese Witherspoon Arrested in Georgia

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
The Oscar-winning actress released a statement late Sunday apologizing for her behavior to police.

This undated photo provided by the City of Atlanta Department of Corrections shows Reese Witherspoon. The Oscar-winning actress was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn't stay in the car while her husband, James Toth, was given a field sobriety test in Atlanta. (AP Photo/City of Atlanta Department of Corrections)

Associated Press Release

ATLANTA (AP) -- A court hearing on a disorderly conduct charge has been rescheduled for actress Reese Witherspoon, who said she's "deeply embarrassed" by what she said to a state trooper during a traffic stop in Atlanta.

Witherspoon's case was scheduled for a Monday morning hearing, but it was reset for May 22. She was arrested Friday.

The Oscar-winning actress released a statement late Sunday apologizing for her behavior when her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol.

A state trooper's report says she told the trooper: "Do you know my name?" The report states she also said: "You're about to find out who I am."

The actress didn't appear in court Monday. She was in New York on Sunday night.

Associated Press Release

ATLANTA (AP) -- A Monday court hearing has been set for actress Reese Witherspoon, who said she's "deeply embarrassed" about what she said to a state trooper during a traffic stop in Atlanta.

Atlanta Municipal Court records show that her case is scheduled for a Monday morning hearing following her Friday arrest on a disorderly conduct charge.

The Oscar-winning actress released a statement late Sunday apologizing for her behavior to police when her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol.

"Do you know my name?" Witherspoon is quoted as saying in a state trooper's report. She also said: "You're about to find out who I am," according to the report.

The actress isn't required to appear at the hearing. She was in New York Sunday night.


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