New York City: Ballet director danced before the judge on DWI charge; got $300 fine

From Culture WNYC:

The director of the New York City Ballet pleaded guilty this Tuesday to driving while his ability was impaired. Peter Martins was arrested on January 1 in the first hours of the new year by Westchester County police near his home in Irvington, New York. The ballet master refused a breath test, and after failing a field sobriety test, was charged with “driving while intoxicated,” what’s commonly known as a DWI.  MORE