David Koechner, an actor from the comedy movie, Anchorman, was arrested on December 31 in Simi Valley, California, for driving under the influence.
TMZ claims that Koechner was arrested at around 3 PM PT by local cops and incarcerated at Ventura County Jail shortly thereafter. In addition to his arrest, Koechner’s vehicle was towed from the area, according to TMZ. The actor has been detained for a possible DUI and hit-and-run allegations after colliding with a street
According to TMZ, police received a phone call about an “irritable driver.” When a patrolling officer noticed Koechner, he was subjected to several field sobriety tests that he allegedly failed. Other sources claimed that the actor flunked his breath alcohol concentration tests, first blowing a .13 BAC on the field and a.
Koechner was released on January 1 and will return to court in March. Koechner is famous for playing Champ Kind in the Anchorman movies. Todd Packer, an actor best known for his role as Todd Packer on the hit TV show The Office, is currently on tour performing stand-up comedy throughout the United States.
At the same time, he’s filming a new sports drama called National Champions. The film follows a college football quarterback who launches a player’s strike just before the national championship game. National Champions also stars Stephan James, J. K. Simmons, Alexander Ludwig, Lil Rel Howery, Tim Blake Nelson, Andrew Bachelor, Jeffrey Donovan, Kristin Chenoweth, Timothy Olyphant, and Uzo Aduba.
No additional information regarding Koechner’s arrest has been made public.
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