O.C. ‘Housewives’ Star Lindsey Knickerbocker — Pleads No Contest to Cop-Punching DUI Charges

Exclusive 0128_lindsey-knickerbocker_gettyThe daughter of “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Tammy Knickerbocker won”t spend another second behind bars after being convicted of drunkenly smashing into a bunch of cars and punching a cop.

our sources broke the story … Lindsey Knickerbocker got popped in one of the craziest DUIs ever — not only do cops say was she insanely drunk (she had a BAC of .32%), but she allegedly committed a multi-car hit-and-run too.

And for the topper, she allegedly slugged a cop in the gut.

Now our sources”s learned Lindsey struck a deal … pleading no contest to 3 charges — DUI, hit-and-run, and battery on an officer — and a 4th for driving with a BAC of .08% or higher has been dropped.

Lindsey was sentenced to 3 years probation, 129 hours of community service and a 9-month first offender alcohol program.

She was also sentenced to a single day in jail … but got credit for time served.