Actor Lou Diamond Phillips, 55, arrested for DUI in Portland, Texas

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/02/2020 - 9:56am
Accident Date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

Lou Diamond Phillips arrested on DWI charge near Corpus Christi

Phillips, best known for his role in La Bamba, was booked into the San Patricio County Jail, where he remains as of 10 a.m. Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: Lou Diamond Phillips speaks out about DWI arrest

"It was a lapse in judgment. Obviously, I did not think I was in that state because I approached the cop. I thought I was fine. He thought otherwise," Phillips said.     

Lou Diamond Phillips pleads guilty to drunk driving in Texas

Phillips was also sentenced to two years of probation during a court appearance Wednesday near Corpus Christi, where he grew up. Phillips must abide by other conditions, such as completing a DWI education program.


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