First, the good news.
Because Wisconsin is such an “understanding” state, Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo will not be going to jail for his first DUI arrest. In Badger state, it’s only a citation not a felony or even a misdemeanor charge.
The bad news? Even though he blew on impressive 0.22% BAC (nearly three times the legal limit) it’s still not enough to crack the Top Twenty of the World Famous BadJocks BAC Rankings.
Nice try though.
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo was arrested and charged with drunken driving Tuesday after authorities say he was traveling on a city highway near Miller Park with a blood-alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit. Gallardo Deputies responded about 2 a.m. to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver, Milwaukee County sheriff’s spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin said. She said a caller reported seeing a driver repeatedly swerving between lanes, and deputies spotted Gallardo driving alone at 40 mph in a 55-mph zone. “He was very cooperative,” McLaughlin said. “He said he had a couple of beers.” The arrest report says Gallardo had red glassy eyes, slurred speech and an odor of alcohol, and that he failed field-sobriety tests. Authorities say a breath test revealed a blood-alcohol level of 0.22, nearly three times the legal limit of 0.08, and the reading was matched by a second breath test following his arrest.