Samantha Ronson charged with DUI

Samantha Ronson.
Samantha Ronson.

SAMANTHA Ronson has been charged with misdemeanour DUI (driving under influence).

The 33-year-old DJ - who was arrested last Monday (01.08.11) while driving her black Porsche back to Los Angeles from a gig in Las Vegas - has been charged with two counts of DUI, driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08.

If she were to be convicted, she could face six months in prison, but the majority of first offenders usually get probation, according to

Samantha - who is best known for her relationship with Lindsay Lohan and as the brother of record producer Mark Ronson - was arrested at 10:30am after she refused to take a breath test when asked.

It is not the first time Samantha has suffered an incident on the roads in 2011.

In April, she was left with a bruised and cut face after she was knocked off her BMX bike after cycling home from a DJ gig in Los Angeles.

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