Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Free as a Bird

LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.
5b2bfd8f4488b3000926da02-original.jpg

Because of LA's jail overcrowding problem, former Lost actress Michelle Rodriguez was released early Thursday -- after serving less than a day of a 60-day jail sentence.

Rodriguez is no stranger to drinking and driving. She just served five days behind bars last month in Hawaii (after declining to do community service). According to an AP wire story:

The Dec. 1 arrest in Honolulu violated the three-year probation term she was given in Los Angeles County in 2004 after pleading no contest to charges of hit-and-run, driving on a suspended license and drunken driving.
Support for LAist comes from

Rodriguez's early release really makes it easier for Angelenos to have another one for the road, right? So make ours another Lola's dirty martini with an extra olive.