Gary Collins Charged With Drunken Driving

Authorities have charged host Gary Collins with drunken driving.

The actor and former TV host has two previous drunken driving convictions, and authorities say he could face up to 120 days in jail if convicted.

The California Highway patrol arrested Collins on Jan. 31 on suspicion of driving a motor home while drunk.

Authorities gauged his blood alcohol content as .29, more than three times the .08 level at which a person is presumed impaired, said Lee Carter, Santa Barbara senior deputy district attorney.

The 70-year-old is a former host of the Miss America Pageant and has appeared in numerous episodes of TV series such as "The Young and the Restless" and "JAG."

His lawyer, Gilbert Gaynor, had no comment on charges being filed.

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