Paris Hilton's brother arrested for DUI

Updated: 2008-02-13 11:09

This police booking photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department shows Barron Hilton, brother of Paris Hilton, after he was arrested Tuesday morning Feb. 11, 2008, for for allegedly driving under the influence in Malibu, Calif. [Agencies]

Another Hilton has landed in the gray-bar hotel. Paris Hilton's younger brother, Barron Hilton, was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence, authorities said.

Hilton, 18, was stopped after a witness reported seeing a black Mercedes-Benz weaving on Pacific Coast Highway, at times drifting into the oncoming traffic lane, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies arrested Hilton when he pulled over and got out of the car.

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said no drugs or drug paraphernalia were found in the car, but that Hilton was carrying a fake driver's license. He was also arrested for investigation of carrying a false document.

Hilton had an unidentified female passenger in the vehicle who had apparently been driving earlier and may have been involved in an accident, according to the Sheriff's Department.

A call placed to the public affairs office of the California Highway Patrol, which was investigating the woman's role, was not immediately returned.

Hilton was booked at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Malibu station, where he was given a breath test that registered a blood alcohol level of 0.14, above California's legal limit of 0.08, authorities said.

He remained jailed Tuesday afternoon in lieu of $20,000 bail, Deputy Tony Moore said.

As word of his arrest spread, nearly a dozen paparazzi photographers swarmed the sheriff's station.

Paris Hilton pleaded no contest last year to alcohol-related reckless driving and was sentenced to 45 days in jail. The 26-year-old celebutante served a little more than two weeks.

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