Nicole Richie Charged with DUI

2/16/2007 5:20 PM PST
Nicole Richie has been charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence. The DA says Richie is charged with being under the influence of "an alcoholic beverage or drugs." Richie was arrested on December 11 on suspicion of driving under the influence, when she was stopped for going the wrong way on the 134 Freeway in Burbank. At the time of her arrest, Richie admitted she had taken Vicodin and smoked pot, but never mentioned consuming any alcohol.

Richie will be arraigned in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Glendale, Calif. on February 21.