Wednesday, August 2, 2006
Click on the link in the headline to watch the video of Mel at a bar shortly before he was arrested...
TMZ has obtained exclusive video shot on a cell phone by a patron who was at Moonshadows Malibu the night of Mel Gibson's arrest for DUI. The video was shot in the patio-bar area of the restaurant just after midnight, approximately two hours before Gibson was arrested.
and to top it off:
The Los Angeles County District Attorney has charged actor Mel Gibson with misdemeanor Driving Under the Influence. The offense carries a maximum sentence of 6 months in county jail. Gibson was also charged with driving while having a .08 blood alcohol level or higher. And the actor was charged with possession of an open container of alcohol while driving.
TMZ was the first to report that Gibson was arrested early Friday morning while driving on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Calif. He allegedly tried to flee the scene.
see the documents here