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LA prosecutor arrested after crash with radio host Big Boy

/ 08:45 PM August 24, 2018

CALABASAS, California — A prosecutor on leave from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after his car smashed into one carrying popular Los Angeles radio personality Big Boy.

The Los Angeles Times reported that Michael Kenneth Pettersen, 54, was arrested Tuesday.

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Video from the crash scene in Calabasas showed a man sitting behind the wheel of a smashed car swigging from a bottle after the wreck.

An incredulous, but unhurt, Big Boy said: “He’s sitting in the car still drinking.”

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Sheriff’s deputies helped him from the car before he fell to the ground.

Pettersen did not make a court appearance on Thursday and it wasn’t clear if he has an attorney.

The district attorney’s office said he has been on leave since January 2017.  /kga

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