Lake Mead: Erin Brockovich Ellis charged with Operating Under the Influence at Lake Mead.
Erin Brockovich Ellis was arrested Friday evening at Las Vegas Boat Harbor in Lake Mead for Operating Under the Influence (OUI) of her boat.
A Nevada Department of Wildlife Game Warden arrested observed 52 year old Erin Brockovich Ellis struggling to dock her boat and attempted to assist her when he noticed that she was showing signs that she was an intoxicated boater.
After a thorough investigation, the Nevada Department of Wildlife Game Warden arrested Erin Brockovich Ellis and she was later transported to the Clark County Detention Center at around 1:00pm PT.
Erin Brockovich Ellis was cooperative during the investigation and her arrest.
Erin Brockovich Ellis’ blood alcohol content (BAC) was twice the legal limit of .08.
Erin Brockovich Ellis was released after posting $1,000 bail released a statement saying that she did not operate the boat in open waters and there was no risk to public safety and the she was sorry for her mistake.
The now-famous activist was portrayed by Julia Roberts in a Hollywood movie about Brockovich’s life. The film also centered on her efforts to sue on Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for polluting the water supply of a small Southern California town.
Julia Roberts went on to win a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in the 2000 film and since the film, Erin Brockovich Ellis has become a TV star with her own series, ‘Final Justice’.
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