Veteran ABC newsman and political correspondent Sam Donaldson was arrested earlier this month, reports TMZ.com. Donaldson, 78, was pulled over Dec. 1 after he had driven onto the shoulder of the road in Delaware and was arrested on suspicion of DUI, the story says, citing law enforcement.
The officer, after detecting the presence of alcohol, performed a field sobriety test on Donaldson, leading to his arrest. He was taken to a station where he was booked and released, the piece says.
The report adds that law enforcement said Donaldson was very cooperative during the incident.