David Koechner Arrested on New Year’s Eve for DUI

The Anchorman actor is also accused of hitting a street sign with his car

David Koechner's mug shot
David Koechner’s mug shot, photo via TMZ

    David Koechner spent New Year’s Eve inside of a jail cell in Ventura County, California after being arrested on suspicion of DUI and a hit and run.

    TMZ reports that Koechner was pulled over by police around 3:00 p.m. local time following reports of a car driving erratically and allegedly hitting a street sign. He was given a field sobriety test, which he failed.

    The 59-year-old actor, known for his roles in Anchorman and The Office, was booked at the Ventura County Jail at 5:15 p.m. local time and released the following morning shortly before 6:00 a.m.

    Koechner has a court hearing scheduled for March 30th.

    Consequence has reached out to Koechner’s representatives for additional information.