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'Idol' Bikini Girl

Charged with Drunk Hit-and-Run

4/28/2012 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katrina Darrell
-- the girl who infamously auditioned for "American Idol" back in 2009 wearing just a bikini -- has been charged with hit-and-run while driving under the influence ... TMZ has learned

According to the charging docs, obtained by TMZ, Katrina has been charged with one count of DUI, and two counts of misdemeanor hit and run.

If convicted on all counts, she faces up to 2 years behind bars.

TMZ broke the story -- Katrina was arrested last month after allegedly running a red light and smashing into another car. According to police, Katrina attempted to flee the scene ... but was pulled over down the street by a cop who heard the crash.

Back at the police station, an officer administered a breathalyzer -- and Katrina blew a .15 and a .17 ... roughly double the legal limit in California.

Katrina has adamantly denied both driving drunk and fleeing the scene.

13 COMMENTS

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1.

Bridget    

How do you deny that? The cop pulled her over down the street. So what, after she drove off from the crash she immediatly took a few celebratory shots?

819 days ago
2.

Brad    

Holy ****. This isn't news Harvey. She isn't even a Z lister. Are we seriously going to have to hear of every minor infraction every person who has ever been on AI for a hot minute commits? Please stop covering these total non stories. Start covering actual celebrities for once.

819 days ago
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Cognizant _illiberal    

good for her, us drunks need to take back the streets, i might have to send my lawyer brother to appeal the charge on grounds of discrimination against alcoholics driving, it's not as far fetched argument as some of the other bs discrimination cases that judges have the lack of logic to hear the case of. Even a werewolf has a right to legal council.

819 days ago
4.

Stiletto    

But, but...she seemed so classy!

819 days ago
5.

NobodySpecial    

"misdemeanor hit and run"

LOL at this being a misdemeanor. At least make it a low grade felony or something.

819 days ago
6.

Snidly    

She now has breast impants and is very very famous,leave her alone,she can drink,hit,run,and kill whoever she wants to,she's a celebrity,she can do whatever she want and get away with it! Go for it,do it again,you go girl!
ps (extreme sarcasm)

819 days ago
7.

static    

I'd hit it and run.

819 days ago
8.

IceGypsy    

Why is this tailor trash still in the news

819 days ago
9.

Jordan    

Dont worry Katrina in reality which you work and live in drinking and driving is just a very minor inconvience take the jail spend you 90minutes and the whole thing is over with.

819 days ago
10.

Rocco    

You left out the most important part. What was she wearing?????

819 days ago
11.

Liz    

She needs boobs!!

819 days ago
12.

eloc    

Grow up and get over yourself. Thank you.

818 days ago

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