Reese Witherspoon Arrested! Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon are not hiding their faces in shame after their brief arrest last Friday. But the couple has not been able to overcome their run in with the law completely either. Reese Witherspoon is not just a celebrity because of the fact that she won an Oscar some time back, she is also a sweetheart for the entire country because of her good image as a sweet wife and mother of three. However, this good image took a serious beating on 21st of April when she was handcuffed for unruly behavior with policemen doing their duty. The beautiful and smiling actress has been a beloved of the majority of Americans ever since she appeared in 1991 movie The Man in the Moon.

Reese Witherspoon in handcuffs photo

 Reese Witherspoon in handcuffs

In the last two decades, Reese has worked in more than 30 movies and even won an Oscar for her portrayal of the character of June Carter cash in the movie Walk the Lane in 2005. It was when the mugshots of Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth appeared in national newspapers that people got to know about the arrest and brief jailing of their beloved actress. Jim Toth was stopped by the police on suspicion of DUI and as the police officers were talking to Jim, Witherspoon got agitated and started yelling at them saying she did not believe they were police officers. Reese did not stop at this and asked the officers if they knew who she was. ‘You are going to be on national news’, said Witherspoon to the officer as he handcuffed her for unruly conduct.

Reese Witherspoon Arrested photo

Reese Witherspoon Arrested

It is obvious that besides Jim, Reese was under the influence of alcohol on the night of the arrest of the couple. The manner in which the quiet and ever smiling actress and mother of three behaved with the law enforcing authorities is evident of her guilt at the scene of the incident. However, Reese has been quick to realize her mistake and released an apology for her misconduct saying she is deeply embarrassed about what she said to the police officers. She added that she was actually frightened about her husband and was trying to defend him in front of the officers but that is no excuse to what she said and did.

The lawyer of the actress has seemingly worked out a deal with the state prosecutor as it is clear now that the actress will not get a conviction in the case to botch up her clean slate till now. There is a pretrial intervention program in place that explores alternative means of finding solutions to criminal incidents rather than prosecuytion through courts. In the case of Reese Witherspoon, May 22 has been set as a date on which the judge would conduct a hearing to check if she is indeed complying with this pre trial intervention program.

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Jim Toth has said that he feels guilty about dragging Reese into the controversy for what was clearly his fault.
Mug shot courtesy Photo: City of Atlanta Department of Corrections
Couple photo eonline