Mel Gibson's DUI Expunged From Record

Celebrity News Oct. 6, 2009 AT 5:58PM
Mel Gibson's DUI Expunged From Record Credit: Polaris

A judge expunged Mel Gibson's DUI arrest from his record Tuesday in Malibu, Calif.

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The actor, 53, was pulled over by Malibu cops in July 2006 on suspicion of drunken driving. According to the arrest report, he hurled obscene and anti-Semitic remarks against police. He later pled no contest to misdemeanor DUI charges.

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After completing the terms of his three-year probation, Gibson's lawyer filed paperwork on Sept. 21 of this year to have the charges dismissed.

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Judge Lawrence Mira -- who approved the paperwork Tuesday -- noted that the conviction could still be used for "gun control purposes" and if the star is charged in any future DUIs.

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