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Jaime Pressly Avoids Jail Over DUI Arrest

August 25th, 2011 10:10pm EDT

Jaime PresslyActress Jaime Pressly has avoided jail after striking a plea deal with prosecutors over her January DUI arrest.

The My Name Is Earl star was almost three times over the legal limit when she was booked.

Pressly was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. reports the first count has been dropped after she agreed a deal with prosecutors; she pleaded no contest to the second count on Thursday and was placed on probation for three years.




Jaime Pressly

Photo Credits: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

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