Does Arie Know? ‘Bachelor’ Contestant Once Hit With TWO Alcohol-Related Offenses

Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s potential future wife has a wild past! The Bachelor contestant Krystal Nielson was once hit with two underage drinking citations, can exclusively reveal.

According to a citation exclusively obtained from the Boise Police Department, Nielson, who goes by the last name Pallesen in the court docs, was hit with a citation for illegal consumption when cops busted her with a Coors Light beer on June 9, 2006.

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Nielson, 30, was ordered to attend eight hours of alcohol education and pay fines.

Then on February 8, 2008, she was hit with a second citation for illegal consumption of alcohol when she was 20 years old.


She pled guilty to the charge. She was sentenced to one-year probation, ordered to attend eight hours of alcohol abuse classes, and ordered to pay fines. Her driving privileges were suspended for 90 days.

Nielson isn’t the only contestant to have a boozy bust. exclusively reported that contestant Rebecca Kufrin was hit with a summons for underage drinking.

In a complaint obtained from the Blue Earth County District Court in Minnesota, Kufrin, 27, received a summons for “underage consumption” on January 17, 2009.

Kufrin pled guilty to the misdemeanor. She was ordered to pay at least $431 in fines.

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Luyendyk Jr. has a lot in common with the contestants, as he’s had his own run-ins with the law.

On October 23, 2008, he was arrested for driving with a suspended license, following too closely and unsafe lane change.

“The vehicle immediately changed lanes into the number one lane without signaling to the surrounding traffic,” the reporting officer wrote in the report obtained from the Scottsdale Police Department. “The traffic in the number one lane had to brake in order to avoid colliding with the vehicle or other traffic because he didn’t leave enough room between himself and the traffic in the number one lane before merging.

During the traffic stop, the officer discovered he was driving with a suspended license.

“I asked Luyendyk if he knew anything about his driver’s license being suspended,” the report read. “Luyendyk replied, ‘Yes I did, but I took care of it.’”

Luyendyk then handed him court paper work stating the suspension had been satisfied from the City of Scottsdale. But, it was still suspended because he has not reinstated his license with the Motor Vehicle Department.

When he couldn’t provide proof from the Motor Vehicle Department, he was placed under arrest.

He pled guilty to one count of driving while license suspended.

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