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Nickelodeon Star Cody Longo Arrested for DUI

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"Hollywood Heights" star Cody Longo has hit a new low. The 26-year-old heartthrob was arrested for drunk driving at 2:50 a.m. Thursday morning, the Beverly Hills Police Department has confirmed to omg!.

Cops spotted Longo driving aggressively through Hollywood, following another car way too closely and flashing it with his high beams. Probably not the best idea.

After members of the LAPD West Traffic Division pulled him over, however, things went from bad to worse for the "Days of Our Lives" and "Piranha 3D" alum. He reportedly reeked of liquor, and then proceeded to fail a series of standard field sobriety tests.

The police confirmed his blood alcohol level was 0.19 and 0.20 percent, which is more than twice California’s current legal limit of 0.08 (for all of you who don't keep those stats top-of-mind).

Not surprisingly, the cops arrested Longo and hauled him off to a nearby station where he was promptly booked. He was later released after posting $15,000 bail.

And while he's out for now, he has to be back in court on June 27.

So far, the young star has kept his mouth shut about the incident, but a rep for Longo released a statement explaining, "This was an unfortunate misunderstanding. Cody takes it very seriously as his focus is music and acting." As for how failing a sobriety test after drinking and driving is considered a misunderstanding, well, that part we haven’t figured out yet …

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