NEWPORT BEACH -- Former actress and "Celebrity Rehab" star Tawny Kitaen was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to police.
Kitaen, 48, was taken into custody around 3 p.m. Saturday near the John Wayne Airport in Newport Beach, said Sgt. Shontel Sherwood of the Newport Beach Police Department.
Kitaen was given a field sobriety test after police suspected she was driving under the influence in her Range Rover. Her bail was set at $2,500.
It is unclear if Kitaen was under the influence of alcohol or prescription drugs or both, said Newport Beach Police Sgt. Spence Arnold.
Kitaen was arrested in 2002 on charges of abusing her husband, Major League Baseball pitcher Chuck Finley, and agreed to anger management and conflict resolution counseling in exchange for two misdemeanor counts of spousal abuse being dismissed.
In 2006, prosecutors charged Kitaen with possessing 15 grams of cocaine in her San Juan Capistrano home in Orange County. She entered a six-month rehabilitation program in exchange for the dismissal of a felony drug possession charge.
Kitaen is best known for appearing in several 1980's heavy metal music videos for the band Whitesnake, including the hit "Here I Go Again." She also acted in television shows including "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" and "Eek! The Cat!" She also played the bride-to-be of Tom Hanks' character in the 1984 film, "Bachelor Party."
She most recently appeared in Vh1's "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" in 2006.
Tawney Kitaen Arrested for DUI
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