Collins A Free Man After Brief Jail Stint
LATEST: American TV star GARY COLLINS has been released from a California jail after completing his 96-hour sentence. The veteran actor checked into Glendale City Jail on Monday (14Jan08) to serve time following his driving under the influence conviction in December (07). Collins, 69, was arrested and charged in October (07) when he crashed his black Ford Explorer into a blue Toyota while driving through Sherman Oaks, California. But his punishment is not entirely over - he will be placed on probation for four years, and must now complete 100 hours of community service. Collins' time behind bars was spent at the same prison where 24 star Kiefer Sutherland is being held for his September (07) DUI conviction, according to TMZ.com.