David Cassidy Charged with DWI Outside Albany

The former teen idol was charged with felony DWI in Schodack, NY

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013  |  Updated 2:08 PM EDT
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David Cassidy Charged with DWI in NY

David Cassidy's mugshot. The former teen idol was arrested outside Albany early Wednesday morning.

David Cassidy, the actor famous for portraying Keith Partridge in the "The Partridge Family," was arrested on DWI charges outside of Albany early Wednesday morning.
 

The 63-year-old was charged with felony DWI and failure to dim lights after being caught in a stop-DWI enforcement detail in Schodack, a town about 13 miles south of Albany.
 
The charge is a felony because Cassidy has a 2011 conviction for driving under the influence in Florida. He lives in Fort Lauderdale but is staying in upstate New York for a racing meet in Saratoga.
 
The former teen idol is free on $2,500 bail. He's due in Schodack Town Court on Sept. 4.
 
Cassidy's publicist had no immediate comment.
 
 

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