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WorldMeghan Markle's half-brother arrested for driving under the influence

18:55  12 january  2019
18:55  12 january  2019 Source:   nydailynews.com

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Thomas Markle Jr. was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol early Friday morning, TMZ reports. Meghan Markle ' s half - brother , 52, was reportedly stopped by Oregon State Police at 1:33 a.m. on Friday and brought him into custody after administering a field sobriety test.

Meghan Markle ' s half - brother , Thomas, was arrested Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol TMZ has learned. The 52-year-old was driving by Oregon State Police when police stopped him at 1:33 AM and took him into custody for impaired driving . Cops performed a field sobriety test

Meghan Markle's half-brother arrested for driving under the influence© Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

The half-brother of Meghan Markle was busted for driving under the influence in Oregon early Friday, police confirmed.

Thomas Markle Jr., who shares a father with the Duchess of Sussex, was stopped for speeding while driving in Josephine shortly after 1:30 a.m., and the officer determined he was “visibly intoxicated,” according to an Oregon State Police report obtained by the Daily News.

Thomas underwent a field sobriety test after being pulled over, and he registered a blood alcohol concentration of .11%. The legal limit for operating a vehicle in Oregon is .08%.

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Meghan Markle ' s half - brother has been arrested by police in the United States for drink driving . Thomas Markle Jr, 52, was stopped by authorities in Oregon at 1:33am on Friday morning, according to gossip website TMZ.

Thomas Markle , the half - brother of Meghan , Duchess of Sussex (AKA Meghan Markle ), has been arrested on Friday (January 11), according to The 52-year-old relative of the royal was arrested for driving under the influence by Oregon State Police at 1:33 AM, and then taken into custody.

He was taken to a detox center in Grants Pass after being hit with a DUI citation, and his car was towed.

The 52-year-old will have to appear in court at a later date.

The DUI bust comes roughly two years after Thomas was arrested for domestic violence following a dispute with his now-fiancée Darlene Blount, during which he allegedly held a gun up to her head, according to reports at the time.

He and Blount got engaged earlier this week.

His father Thomas Sr. spoke told TMZ following the arrest, "My son has a serious problem and he needs help, and I hope he gets it.”

Thomas and his famous half-sister are estranged.

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Thomas Markle, (pictured right) has had no contact with his daughter since she married Prince Harry, and has said he is 'very upset' by the criticism his 37-year-old daughter (pictured middle) is receiving. 

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