Lake Forest City Councilman Peter Herzog was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Herzog, 57, was taken into custody shortly after 8 p.m. Nov. 17 and released from jail the next morning, according to sheriff's Lt. Pat Higa. The arrest was first reported in the Orange County Register.
The veteran councilman and former mayor, first elected in 1994, was arrested at his Coventry Lane home after someone allegedly saw him driving erratically on Lake Forest Drive, Higa said.
Herzog is scheduled to enter his plea Dec. 17.