David Cassidy sentenced to rehab for DUI conviction

This Aug. 21, 2013 booking photo shows actor-singer David Cassidy. Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family," was freed on $2,500 bail after being charged with felony driving while intoxicated in upstate New York.

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A judge has sentenced 1970s teen heartthrob David Cassidy to three months in rehab and five years of probation in a drunken driving case.

Cassidy's attorney, Steven Graff Levine, entered an open plea to a Los Angeles judge Monday, admitting that the 63-year-old singer-actor was driving under the influence when he was arrested in January after making an illegal turn.

Levine says Cassidy has been in rehab and will remain for longer than his sentence requires. He says Cassidy is committed to his sobriety and wants to break the cycle that got him arrested for drunken driving twice in less than six months.

A DUI case in New York was reduced from a felony to misdemeanor earlier this month.

Cassidy was also previously arrested in Florida in 2012 on another DUI charge.

Cassidy appeared as Keith Partridge on TV's "The Partridge Family" from 1970-1974.