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EntertainmentMichael Madsen charged in DUI arrest

16:44  25 april  2019
16:44  25 april  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

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Michael Madsen charged in DUI arrest © Maria Laura Antonelli/REX/Shutterstock Michael Madsen attends the TATATU presentation in Rome on March 6, 2019. Michael Madsen has been formally charged with two misdemeanors for driving under the influence.

He has a hearing set for next month.

The actor — who's starred in a slew of Quentin Tarantino films — was arrested last month after smashing his Land Rover into a pole. According to TMZ, his blood alcohol level was .10, meaning he was legally drunk.

Being that this is Michael's second DUI within 10 years, he could face up to a year in jail if he is convicted.

There is speculation that the actor will likely strike a plea deal, but that would still come with four days of jail time attached. Michael would certainly hope that the judge would let him off for time served.

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The veteran actor was arrested in 2012 for DUI as well. In that case, Michael reportedly had a 0.21 blood alcohol level, which is nearly three times the legal limit of .08. At the time, his lawyer said the BAC test was compromised by prescription medication Michael was on.

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