Pressly Avoids Jail Over DUI Arrest

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August 25, 2011 | 10:15pm EST

Actress Jaime Pressly has avoided jail after striking a plea deal with prosecutors over her January DUI arrest.
The Joe Dirt star was almost three times over the legal limit when she was booked.

Pressly was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. reports the first count has been dropped after she agreed a deal with prosecutors; she pleaded no contest to the second count on Thursday and was placed on probation for three years.