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Mickey Rourke arrested for DUI

A scooter-riding Mickey Rourke was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence.Rourke, star of “Sin City,” “Diner” and “9 1/2 Weeks,” was arrested at 4:20 a.m. and booked at the Miami-Dade County Jail, said Janelle Hall, a jail spokeswoman. He was released on a $1,000 bond, she said.A telephone message left at the office of Rourke’s agent wasn’t immediately return
/ Source: The Associated Press

A scooter-riding Mickey Rourke was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Rourke, star of “Sin City,” “Diner” and “9 1/2 Weeks,” was arrested at 4:20 a.m. and booked at the Miami-Dade County Jail, said Janelle Hall, a jail spokeswoman. He was released on a $1,000 bond, she said.

A telephone message left at the office of Rourke’s agent wasn’t immediately returned.

A Miami Beach Police report said Rourke made a U-turn with a red light and then swerved several times while on a green scooter. He had a flushed face and bloodshot, watery eyes, his speech was slurred, and he had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, the report said.

Rourke, 51, allegedly failed field-sobriety tests before being taken to headquarters. He also failed an alcohol breath test, police said.