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Amen band member arrested on suspicion of DUI

Police officers detain Karim Chmielinski, a member of the punk band Amen, on suspicion of driving under the influence on Friday, July 6, 2012.

July 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A member of the punk band Amen was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.

"Casey Chaos," whose real name is Karim Chmielinski, allegedly hit three cars on the 12200 block of Hillslope Street in Studio City.

Police say Chmielinski drove his car into three parked cars. Investigators say the suspect abandoned his vehicle and was arrested a short distance away.

Chmielinski faces charges for misdemeanor DUI and hit-and-run. He was released from custody just before 10 a.m. after posting $5,000 bail.

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