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According to police reports, Olympic great Michael Phelps was pulled over while driving in Baltimore and registered 14 percent on a breathalyzer test.
He was charged not only with driving under the influence, police also tacked on crossing double lane lines and speeding to the charges.
If he is convicted, Phelps could face up to a year in jail, a $1000 fine and his driver’s license could be revoked for a period of six months. Phelps was already convicted of a DUI earlier, but since it was five years ago, this offense will not be considered a second offense.
When arrested, Phelps was leaving a Baltimore casino. He had entered the casino at 5 pm, and according to reports, sat at a VIP table for about eight hours before leaving the casino intoxicated at about 1 am.
Phelps is the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympic games, with 22 medals to his name. He also has won the most gold medals of all time, with a total of 18.