KINKADE ARRESTED FOR DUI 06-14-10 13:45 a.v.
The artist known as the “Painter of Light”, was arrested Friday night in Carmel on a DUI charge. 52-year old Thomas Kinkade was pulled over around 9:18 p.m. at 15th and Monte Verde Streets where he was taken into custody for driving under the influence. Kinkade was booked into Monterey County Jail and was released Saturday morning. Kinkade is known for using paintings with glowing highlights and saturated pastel colors.