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      Former Miss USA arrested on drunk driving charge

      Former Miss USA Rimah Fakih was charged with drunk driving Saturday morning. / Courtesy: NBC Newschannel

      Michigan native, and former Miss USA Rima Fakih was arrested early Saturday morning on drunk driving charges. The arrest took place in the Detroit Suburb of Highland Park.

      Fakih's attorney Doraid Elder tells the Detroit Free Press that Fakih is "very saddened and very apologetic for the situation that she is in right now." No other details on the arrest are available at this time.

      The 26-year-old Fakih was born in Lebanon. She was raised in New York and moved to Michigan in 2003. She won the Miss USA Pageant in May 2010. Her reign ended June 19, 2011. She was the first Miss Michigan to win the title since 1993 and the first Arab American winner ever.

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