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Topic - Fran Mclaughlin
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo was arrested on a drunken-driving charge Tuesday after authorities say he was driving on a city highway with a blood-alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit.
Deputies responded about 2 a.m. to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver, Milwaukee County sheriff's spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin said. She said a caller reported seeing a driver repeatedly swerving between lanes, and deputies spotted Gallardo driving alone at 40 mph in a 55-mph zone.
County Sheriff's spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says a suspect is in custody.
McLaughlin said Gallardo faces nearly $800 in fines for drunken driving and for unsafe driving.