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Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

Michael Phelps was arrested early this morning (September 30) in Maryland for driving under the influence, TMZ reports.

No additional details are known about the 29-year-old swimmer’s arrest, but police are expected to make a statement soon.

Sources say Michael was pulled over and failed a sobriety test – his BAC was twice the legal limit.

Michael is the most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 22 medals in swimming events over the last several years. This is not his first arrest for DUI – he was arrested 10 years ago and served 18 months probation.

This story is still developing, stay tuned to JustJared.com for more updates…

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  • Emma

    This guy needs to have all his endorsement deals pulled. I for one won’t buy a single product they let him promote.

  • LouLou
  • NYC

    @Emma:
    What do you know? I hope this American hero gets the help he needs.
    He’s amazing. Obviously he is a victim of alcoholism. No one picks that.