Garrett Hedlund Is in 'a Great Place' After Seeking Treatment Following DUI Charge in January

Garrett Heldlund completed voluntary treatment after being charged with two counts of DUI in January

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Garrett Hedlund is in positive spirts months after being arrested and charged with two counts of DUI back in January.

The Triple Frontier actor, 36, was arrested on January 24 after his blood level tested at .36 percent, four times the legal limit of .08. He was released on bail with a court date set for Feb. 25, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

Hedlund later pleaded no contest to one count and was found guilty while the second DUI charge was dismissed.

The actor then sought and completed a 30-day residential treatment program and a nine-month first-offender alcohol and drug education counseling program. Hedlund initiated and volunteered for the residential treatment after his arrest.

“When the incident occurred, Garrett immediately sought treatment which was successful. Today, he is in a solid and great place," his rep said to PEOPLE in a statement. Us Weekly was first to report the news.

News of Hedlund's past arrest comes as the actor is expecting his first child with girlfriend Emma Roberts. The two announced they are expecting a son in late August, with Roberts posting pictures of her baby bump for the first time.

"Me...and my two favorite guys," Roberts captioned the three photos of her and Hedlund as she cradled her baby bump.

Her aunt Julia Roberts commented on the post, writing: "Love you 😘."

Roberts and Hedlund were first pictured together holding hands in New York City in March 2019, just weeks after reports first emerged about their relationship when they were seen kissing on a dinner date in Los Angeles.

Since then, the two have been seen out and about both in L.A. and New York City, although they are private about one another on social media. Another public outing came in July 2019 when they were spotted bowling together, complete with their own bowling bags.

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Nigel Smith
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Nigel Smith is Senior News Editor, Movies at PEOPLE. He is an Entertainment Editor and Writer with more than 10 years of experience in the online and print industries as a journalist, storyteller, proofreader and manager. In 2017 Smith joined the PEOPLE editorial team in New York as News Editor, Movies. He has written feature stories and reviews including interviews with Ryan Reynolds, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Hudson and Russell Crowe. Prior, he served as News Editor at the Wrap in Los Angeles, and Entertainment Editor at the Guardian, also in LA, where he covered the red carpet at major awards shows including the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Governors Awards, Grammy Awards and Independent Spirit Awards. He also attended and reported on major film festivals at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, SXSW and Tribeca. Smith has appeared as an expert commentator on numerous morning and entertainment shows including Good Morning America, Today, NBC News, BBC News, Access Hollywood, NY1, PeopleTV and more. A native of Toronto, Canada, Smith graduated from Syracuse University in New York State with Master of Arts degree in Arts Journalism (Film). He is married and lives in New York City.

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