Sam Shepard Arrested -- Blows It Big Time

1/3/2009 12:00 PM PST
Sam Shepard got popped early this morning for an alleged DUI and speeding.

Shepard was doing a reported 46 MPH in a residential zone in -- get this, Normal, IL. The actor responded to the cops request to pull over by parking his Tahoe on the curb. According to the Pantagraph.com, the 65 year-old blew an impressive 0.175 which is roughly twice the legal limit.

Shepard was arrested at the scene and taken to McLean County jail. He posted bond and is currently pending a court appearance.