Gary Collins is charged with driving under the influence

Former TV host Gary Collins has been formally charged with DUI after he was arrested while driving while impaired, prosecutors confirmed Tuesday.

If convicted of the charges — driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher — it would be Collins’ third DUI offense, making prison time almost certain.

Collins’ blood-alcohol level was .29 after his arrest on Jan. 31 — more than three times the legal limit, Chief Santa Barbara County Deputy District Attorney Lee Carter told PEOPLE.

former host magazine clock and The main show Arrested after officers spotted him driving “erratic” at a motor home in Carpinteria, California, according to the California Highway Patrol.

In January 2008, Collins, 70, served four days in a Glendale, California, jail, his second conviction at the time.

His trial is scheduled for March 2.

A representative for Collins was not immediately available.

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