Jensen Buchanan was arrested in Buellton, California. ‘The former ‘One Life to Live’ star has been charged for alleged DUI after crashing her car into another vehicle. See the mugshot photo of the soap opera star and find out more about what led to her being in police custody.
The arrest of the 53-year-old actress who has recently returned to the world of daytime drama portraying on judge Elise Moxley ‘The Young and The Restless’ after a 13-year hiatus has made international news. The story of her arrest was first being reported locally by the L.A. Times and other outlets. There has been the usual search for the Jensen Buchanan booking photo (above) even as the details of the alleged incident are being reported.
According to the L.A. Times, quoting a spokesperson with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), at 6:19 a.m. PDT local time, Jensen Buchanan was driving a black Mercedes S550 east on Highway 154 west of Live Oak and drifted across the double yellow line.
She then had a head on collision with another vehicle, a white Ford C-Max, that was headed westbound. Both she and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital. She was released with minor injuries and taken into police custody. The other driver, according to the CHP, was identified as 56-year-old Bradley Asolas and suffered “major injuries.”
As Daily News reports, Buchanan was arrested and charged with “driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs with injury or death and driving under the influence of alcohol with blood alcohol content over .08%.” The newspaper further reports that she remained held in custody on $100,000 bail.
This was Jensen Buchanan’s first arrest for DUI. Prior to returning to acting with ‘The Young and the Restless’ she had portrayed Sarah Gordon on ‘One Life to Live’ from 1987 to 1990. She was later among the cast of ‘Another World’ portraying twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love from 1991 to 1999. She was twice nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
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