Veteran U.S. news anchor Bree Walker was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (Dui) on Wednesday (19Feb14).

The former CBS presenter, 61, was stopped by police in Orange County, California after allegedly driving through a red traffic light.

She failed a roadside sobriety test and was booked on a misdemeanour Dui charge, before being released a few hours later, according to Tmz.com.