Former MTV Star Arrested


Laguna Beach native Talan C. Torriero, 25, who was featured in the first season of MTV’s reality show “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County,” was arrested for suspicion of DUI last Saturday, Sept. 1, driving in his own hometown, according to police.

A patrol officer near Brooks and South Coast Highway observed a vehicle turning left around 12:30 a.m. in violation of signs prohibiting turning and stopped the vehicle, police Sgt. Louise Callus said.

The driver was given a series of field sobriety tests and was released on his own recognize after a sobering period, with a future court date, Callus said.

Last year, Torriero launched a niche job board site,, to connect small business owners with those seeking virtual internships.

While attending Laguna Beach High School, Torriero set a 92-yard passing record during a football game in September 2004.

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