Gallardo cited for drunken driving

Associated Press  |  Last updated April 16, 2013
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo has been cited for drunken driving after authorities said he drove with a blood-alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit. Milwaukee County sheriff's spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says deputies responded Tuesday about 2 a.m. to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver. She says Gallardo was driving alone down a Milwaukee freeway at 40 mph in a 55-mph zone. McLaughlin quotes the arrest report as saying Gallardo had red glassy eyes, slurred speech and an odor of alcohol. The report says Gallardo acknowledged having a few beers. The report says his blood-alcohol level was 0.22, nearly three times the legal limit of 0.08. McLaughlin says Gallardo faces nearly $800 in fines. Messages left with the Brewers on Tuesday were not immediately returned.
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