Police Arrested Senator's Drunk Daughter

  The daughter of U.S. Senator John Kerry was arrested Thursday in Hollywood for allegedly driving drunk.

  Alexandra Kerry, 36, was stopped by officers at about 12:40 a.m. and booked at the Hollywood police station for investigation of driving under the influence, Officer April Harding said.

  She was held for about five hours and released at about 5:30 a.m. after posting $5,000 bail.

  Jodi Seth, John Kerry's spokeswoman, said the senator's daughter was pulled over for an expired registration and was released after a breathalyzer test showed her blood-alcohol level was under the legal limit.

  Harding said she did not know whether Alexandra Kerry had tested for a blood-alcohol level above the legal driving limit of .08.

  However, a driver with a lower blood-alcohol level still can be arrested on suspicion of DUI if they were driving recklessly or officers considered them to be a danger, Harding said.

  Alexandra Kerry is the eldest daughter of the Massachusetts senator, the Democrats' 2004 presidential nominee.

  She has produced documentaries and has had several small acting roles, according to the Associated Press' report.

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