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Star Trek actor charged with DUI

2012-02-02 16:14
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Wilton - A lead actor on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television series has been charged with driving under the influence in the US.

Avery Brooks is set to be arraigned in state court in Connecticut next week in connection with his arrest last weekend. He played Capt Benjamin Sisko on the 1990s Star Trek series and had the role of Hawk on Spenser: For Hire in the 1980s.

Local police say they pulled over the 63-year-old on Sunday after receiving a complaint about his driving.

It's not clear if Avery has a lawyer. He's due in court on February 9.

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