Disney Channel Star Debby Ryan Has Been Arrested For Drunk Driving

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Another child star mugshot in the books.

Disney Channel Debby Ryan was arrested for felony drunk driving last week, TMZ reports.

The Jessie actress who formerly dated drummer Josh Dun from the band 21 Pilots was driving in Los Angeles when she made a left in her 2016 Audi and slammed into a Mercedes. The driver of the other vehicle had some minor injuries from the collision.

From TMZ:

Cops came, gave the 22-year-old actress a field sobriety test, and promptly arrested her for felony DUI. It’s standard operating procedure for cops to arrest for a felony when there’s injury.

Debby got a break … authorities decided to bump it down to a misdemeanor because the injury was minor and she blew a .11 … not that much over the .08 legal limit.

Debby — who’s out on $100k bail — has been charged with 2 criminal offenses … driving under the influence and driving with a .08 blood alcohol level or higher.


Debby Ryan took to Twitter to address the situation. She wrote, “Over the last few days I have had the chance to think about my actions, and I wish I had used better judgement. I recognize that I am a role model and have always worked hard to set a good example for my millions of fans. I am so sorry to disappoint everyone.”


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