Actress Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of DUI

Actress Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of DUI

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 06: In this handout image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, actress Amanda Bynes is seen in a police booking photo April 6, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. Bynes was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 6 at 2:18 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she grazed a sheriff's patrol car.

The 26-year-old actress was arrested around 3 a.m. Friday in West Hollywood.

The Sheriff's Department says in a news release that Bynes attempted to pass a patrol car making a right turn and hit it. Deputies arrested her after the incident.

Bynes is being held on $5,000 bail. A phone and email message to her publicist Melissa Raubvogel was not immediately returned.

The actress appeared in 2010's "Easy A" and the Nickolodean series "What I Like About You."

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