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Phelps caught on driving drunk
Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer champion was caught on driving drunk
The absolute swimmer champion of the London Olympics was arrested on Tuesday night due to speeding and crossing a double-lane line in Baltimore – reported The Guardian.
According to police Phelps was unable to “perform satisfactorily a series of standard field sobriety tests”. The swimmer was collaborative and asked apology via his Twitter.
(1/3) Earlier this morning, I was arrested and charged with DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lane lines.— Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) 2014. szeptember 30.
(2/3) I understand the severity of my actions and take full responsibility.— Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) 2014. szeptember 30.
(3/3) I know these words may not mean much right now but I am deeply sorry to everyone I have let down.— Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) 2014. szeptember 30.
This was not the first issue. In 2004 he was also stopped by police after missing a stop sign in Salisbury also under the effect of alcohol.
We was fined $250 and ordered to serve 18 months’ probation – reports The Guardian.
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(source: The Guardian | photo: EPA)