David Cassidy DUI Arrest

Forget waking up in love — ’70s teen heartthrob David Cassidy spent his morning in the pokey!

And you thought Danny Bonaduce was the only eff-up in The Patridge Family!

Cassidy was caught with a half-empty bottle of bourbon tucked away in the right backseat floorboard of his vehicle when he was arrested for drunk driving in Florida this week.

The ex-teen star, now 60, was pulled over by Highway Patrol officers on the the Florida Turnpike around 8 PM Wednesday evening, according to police sources. Cops say they made the stop after they saw Cassidy’s 2008 Mercedes weaving all over the road.

Cassidy told cops he drank a glass of wine at lunch time and popped a painkiller a few hours before he was stopped, but he insists he was not under the influence when he got behind the wheel of his whip.

Riiight. Uh-huh….

Cassidy was taken to the St. Lucie County Jail and released early Thursday on $350 bond.

A pair of breath tests David took at the time of his arrest registered blood alcohol readings of 0.139 and 0.141 — significantly higher than the .08 legal limit, cops say.

“Hogwash,” shouts Cassidy. The singer/actor is emphatic that
his true blood alcohol level was not properly measured during the two breathalyzer tests he was given and has vowed to fight the charges.

A drunk’s famous last words!

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