The Quaid boys continued their quest to make mother proud this month, with Dennis “the Handsome one” narrowly avoiding a DUI last night after getting plastered at Phillipe restaurant. Wait, did I just say “narrowly avoiding a DUI?” Because I meant “being handed a fucking get out of jail free card by a kiss-ass L.A. cop.” TMZ says
The actor could have been hit with DUI since he did get behind the wheel of of his car while the motor was running and turned the wheel for a split second. ([Legally], if the motor is running and you’re behind the wheel, you can get busted for a DUI). Cops eventually told Quaid to get out of the car — and he took a cab home.
We’re told the decision to bust is at the officer’s discretion, which in this case, saved Quaid’s ass.
So the cops stopped him just in the nick of time. Good for them. Had it been you or me, they would have set up a road block a quarter mile down the road, put our ass in handcuffs and impounded our ’79 Pinto. I guess that’s what we get for not starring in “Enemy Mine” and “Gorp.”
PHOTO SOURCE: Pacific Coast News