Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 12:23pm
Sam Donaldson waives arraignment in Lewes DUI case
Updated Friday, December 21, 2012 - 8:33am
Authorities say ABC News veteran and former correspondent Sam Donaldson has waived arraignment on a driving under the influence charge in Lewes.
Police say the 78-year-old Donaldson was stopped December 1st for a traffic violation on Savannah Road. Police say the officer determined Donaldson had been drinking and gave him field sobriety tests.
Donaldson was arrested and later released.
Court officials said Thursday that Donaldson waived the arraignment set for Friday. The case has not yet been scheduled for trial.
Donaldson was twice chief White House correspondent for ABC News, covering Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton. He also co-hosted "PrimeTime Live" with Diane Sawyer and the ABC News Sunday morning broadcast "This Week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts."
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