It turns out that big, countywide Labor Day weekend anti-DUI crackdown netted a celebrity.
If by celebrity you mean former Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County “reality” show “star” Talan Torriero.
The 25-year-old was pulled over around 12:30 a.m. Saturday after making an illegal left turn and before failing a field sobriety test, according to the real Laguna Beach Police.
His breath smelled of booze, say police, who booked Torriero on a misdemeanor DUI and driving with a blood alcohol level greater than
Having appeared in the first two seasons of the MTV show alongside Lauren Conrad, Kristin Cavallari and Lo Bosworth, Torriero's next command performance is Oct. 15 at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach.
Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before “graduating” to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper’s first calendar editor. He went on to be managing editor, executive editor and is now senior staff writer.