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Reese Witherspoon Pleads No Contest To Charges Related To Atlanta Arrest

Reese Witherspoon at the Los Angeles premiere of "Rendition" (s_bukley /
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Reese Witherspoon has pled no contest to charges of disorderly conduct related to her arrest in Atlanta on April 19. Her hubby Jim Toth has pleaded guilty to drunk-driving charges from that same night.Witherspoon was arrested after she claimed to have had "one drink too many" and disobeyed a police officer who told her to stay in her car. She also mouthed off to the cop while Toth was given a field sobriety test, asking officers "Do you know my name?" When the cop said, "No, I don't need to know your name," to which Witherspoon allegedly retorted, "You're about to find out who I am ... You are going to be on national news." The cop stated in the police report, "I advised Mrs. Witherspoon that was fine."

Witherspoon wasn't in court but her lawyer Bruce Morris entered her plea to physical obstruction, according to TMZ. She will pay a $213 fine. Toth was in court and he plead guilty to driving drunk. He won't serve jail time, but he must perform 40 hours of community service and attend an alcohol education program. He will also be on probation for 12 months.

A judge told Toth, "Consider yourself fortunate you didn't injure your passenger [Reese] and didn't kill anyone."

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