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David Cassidy Plans to Fight DUI Charges

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Nov. 4 2010, Published 6:52 a.m. ET

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David Cassidy, former Partridge Family star, was arrested last night in Florida on suspicion of DUI, but he plans to fight the charges.

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David was pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol around 8 p.m. after he was reportedly weaving on and off the road, TMZ reports.

Cops reportedly discovered a half empty bottle of bourbon and David blew a 0.139 and 0.141 when he was given a breath test.

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David reportedly told police he had a glass of wine with his lunch and took a hydrocodone painkiller a few hours prior to his arrest.

He was released at 3:22 a.m. this morning on a $350 bond, but now he plans to fight the charges.

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Jo-Ann Geffen, his rep, told TMZ that David admits he took a pain pill for his back and may have been tired from the funeral he had attended that morning, but he was not drunk.

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The 60-year-old star is also reportedly arguing against the breathalyzer tests he took saying his blood alcohol content was not accurately measured.

David's rep says he is looking for a lawyer and "He would never jeopardize anyone on the road and he would not have been driving had he not had to go to a funeral ... he's never been arrested in his life before for anything."

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