(CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES - Jaime Pressly, a former actress on the television show "My Name is Earl," has been sentenced to three years of informal probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving.
Pressly's attorney entered a the plea Thursday, according to Santa Monica Deputy City Attorney Melanie Skehar.
In addiction to probation, Pressly was ordered to attend a six-month alcohol education class. Skehar says the Department of Motor Vehicles is also requiring an ignition locking device be installed on her car.
Pressly was arrested Jan. 5 after police say she was stopped for a traffic violation and charged with driving while having a blood alcohol content of more than .20. The legal limit is .08.
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