Sam Donaldson

ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson was arrested and charged with driving under the influence earlier this month, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

According to police, Donaldson, 78, was pulled over in Lewes, Del., on Dec. 1 after he had driven onto the shoulder of the road. Donaldson reportedly failed the sobriety test, was booked and later released. TMZ first reported the arrest.

A court date has not been scheduled.