Former Sacramento Anchor Serving Jail Sentence

FTVLive told you 10 days ago that KMAX Morning Anchor Mark S. Allen has "resigned" from his job after his 2nd DUI arrest. 

Allen resigned in a taped piece that aired on KMAX and is currently serving a short stint in jail (12 days). 

Allen claims that he has been sober for 3 months and says that others in jail recognize him. He says that he tries to use his fame for good.

“There are a tremendous amount of people who are here for that reason,” Allen said. “I am not preaching, but I certainly relate to them, and tell them my plans, and make sure they are pointed in the right direction.”

His second DUI was “was arrogant (and) it was stupid, to say the least,” Allen said. “I will do everything I can to make sure it certainly won’t happen with me again. And I’ll do everything to make sure that people know drinking and driving is bad.”

Before heading to the clink, Allen sat down with the Sacramento Bee to talk about his ordeal: