Brewers Pitcher Yovani Gallardo Arrested For DUI

Brewers Pitcher Yovani Gallardo Arrested For DUI

yovani gallardoYovani Gallardo, a pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, was arrested for DUI on April 16, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The incident happened at around 2 am after deputies responded to a call about a vehicle swerving between lanes. When deputies spotted Gallardo, he was going 40 mph in a 55 mph zone and upon pulling him over, said that he was “very cooperative“. According to police, Gallardo displayed several symptoms of alcohol intoxication such as having an odor of alcohol, red, glassy eyes and slurred speech.

According to a police report, Gallardo was asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests, which he failed. When police conducted an alcohol breath test, they found the Brewers pitcher had a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .22%, which is nearly 3 times the legal limit of .08%. Police said that Gallardo quickly admitted to having a “couple of beers“. After Yovani Gallardo was arrested, the Milwaukee Brewers issued a statement saying, “We have been made aware of the situation with Yovani and we take this matter very seriously. We have expressed our disappointment to him and know he understands that behavior of this nature is of great concern to everyone in the organization. Yovani has acknowledged the seriousness of this incident and is taking full accountability for his actions“.

If you have been arrested for driving drunk, contact an experienced and skilled Wisconsin DUI attorney for legal assistance.

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