Gary Collins Pleads No Contest to DUI
Actor and former TV host Gary Collins is going to serve time for his third DUI conviction — he just doesn't know where yet.
Collins pleaded no contest to misdemeanor DUI Monday, according to The Associated Press. The mandatory sentence for a third DUI is 120 days in jail, but the 70-year-old actor may apply for electronic home monitoring. If he doesn't qualify, he must report to jail by June 2.
Collins, who starred in the '70s TV series The Sixth Sense, was arrested on Jan. 31 in Santa Barbara County with a blood alcohol level of .29 — more than three times the legal limit. Collins served four days in a Glendale, Calif. jail in January 2008 for his second DUI conviction.
As part of the latest sentence, Collins will be on probation for three year, during which time his license will be suspended. Violation of probation could bring his jail time to a total of 365 days.