'SpongeBob SquarePants' actor arrested for DUI

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Actor Rodger Bumpass, the voice of Squidward Tentacles in "SpongeBob SquarePants," was arrested Friday night on a DUI charge, a spokesman for the Burbank, California, police department told TheWrap on Tuesday.

According to police, officers were dispatched just before 11 p.m. regarding a car stopped in the middle of the street on the 400 block of S. Fairview Street. When they arrived, police saw a PT Cruiser with Bumpass leaning against it. The actor walked away as the cops approached; according to police he was "very unsteady on his feet and nearly fell."

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'SpongeBob SquarePants' actor arrested for DUI
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: Actor Rodger Bumpass attends the 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water' world premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on January 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO - JULY 25: (L-R) Voice artist/actors Rodger Bumpass, Jill Talley and speak during 'SpongeBob SquarePants' panel discussion at Comic-Con 2009 held at San Diego Convention Center on July 25, 2009 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 05: Actor Rodger Bumpass attends the 4th annual Bogart Backstage Children's Choice Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on November 5, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

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Bumpass, 64, "displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication" and was unable to satisfactorily complete his field sobriety tests.

Police say that Bumpass blew "substantially over" the legal blood-alcohol content limit of .08 percent on his breath test.

The actor "admitted to driving to the location and said he was trying to get home," police said.

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