Stars in a Driving Daze


Dec. 31 2008, Published 5:37 a.m. ET

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Apparently some stars never learn the very important lesson that fame won't keep you from being popped for disobeying the law: Matt Dillon, Charles Barkley, and Doug Wilson (of Trading Spaces) have all been arrested recently for bad behavior while driving.

Matt was nabbed going 106 mph in a 65 mph zone in Vermont last night. State troopers pulled the actor over around 10 p.m., and he was  fingerprinted, cited and photographed before being sent on his law-abiding way. No word on whether he was under the influence at the time.

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Meanwhile, Charles was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early this morning in Scottsdale, Ariz. after he ran a stop sign. He was also cited and released, according to reports.

Doug, better known as a designer on the popular TLC show, Trading Spaces, was pulled over and arrested early Tuesday morning after a night on the town in Illinois, according to E! News. He failed to yield to a police vehicle around one in the morning, and was taken into custody and charged with aggravated DUI, driving on a suspended license, failing to yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle and unlawful transportation of alcohol. He was booked into the county jail and released a few hours later on $1,000 bond.


Let's hope these stars live and learn for the new year!


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