January 27, 2015
The Los Angeles city attorney's office says it has filed misdemeanor DUI charges against actor Kiefer Sutherland.
City attorney spokesman Nick Velasquez says the star of "24 was charged Friday with one count each of driving under the influence and driving with a blood-alcohol level of .08 or above.
If convicted, he faces up to a year in jail.
Sutherland was also charged with a second DUI offense within 10 years, which could add as much as six months to his sentence if he is convicted.
The 40-year-old actor was pulled over Tuesday after leaving a Hollywood party at the trendy Area nightclub.