Former Miss USA Rima Fakih sentenced to probation, alcohol safety class in DUI case
Dearborn native must pay fines, complete 20 hours of community service in Highland Park
DETROIT – Former Miss USA Rima Fakih was sentenced Wednesday to fines, six months of probation and 20 hours of community service for a drunken driving conviction.
Fakih pleaded no contest to operating while impaired in Highland Park. A no contest plea isn't an admission of guilt but is treated as such for sentencing.
She was also ordered to attend alcohol safety class.
The 26-year-old was arrested in December while driving with a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit which is .08 percent.
Fakih has said she wasn't drinking the night of her arrest in December, but two police breath tests put her blood alcohol content at more than twice the legal limit.
Charges of open intoxications and reckless driving were dropped as part of Fakih's plea deal.
The former Miss Michigan was crowned Miss USA in 2010.
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