TV news anchor arrested on DUI charge

Published: Oct. 2, 2008 at 4:22 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2008 at 5:32 PM CDT
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Photo Courtesy: Escambia County Sheriff's Department
Photo Courtesy: Escambia County Sheriff's Department

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, AL - A television news anchor is making news of his own Thursday.

Bob Solarski, longtime news anchor at WEAR-TV  in the Mobile television market was arrested Wednesday night on drunken driving and other charges.

According to Glenn Austin, spokesman for the Escambia County, Florida Sheriff's Department, Solarski was arrested by deputies late Wednesday evening after allegedly hitting several parked cars at University Mall in Pensecola.

At last check of the television station's website,, Mr. Solarski did not have a biography page available to the public, though his image still appeared on the website's homepage.