Behind Bars! Gina Kirschenheiter was arrested on Thursday, January 31, for DUI (driving under the influence), multiple sources have confirmed.
The Real Housewives of Orange County star, 34, was taken into the custody in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.
The reality star was stopped for a traffic violation Santa Margarita Parkway in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Officer Jaimee Blashaw told Us Weekly, "She was arrested for DUI at 12:20 a.m. on January 31 and was released at noon that same day".
One day after the arrest, on Friday, February 1, the television personality released a statement to the publication and that reads,
I made a very bad choice the other night after a mom’s night out. I am extremely disappointed in myself and regret my actions wholeheartedly. I have learned a valuable lesson and hope to show you all that this one incident does not define me.
Gina is set to appear in court on February 28.
Shortly after she joined the Bravo hit series, she parted ways from ex-husband Matthew Kirschenheiter after 7 years of marriage. The former couple shares three children; Nicholas, 6, Sienna, 4, and Luca, 3.
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