Meghan Markle’s estranged half-brother Thomas Markle Jr. was arrested for a DUI on Friday, Fox Information can verify.
In line with Oregon State Police, the 52-year-old was “stopped for rushing and officers seen that he was visibly intoxicated.”
Per authorities, Thomas had a blood alcohol content material of .11% and was issued a quotation for a DUI. He was arrested and brought to the Grants Move Sobering Middle. Thomas’ inexperienced Chevy Silverado was additionally towed.
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Following the information, Thomas’ father Thomas Sr., advised TMZ that his “son has a major problem and he wants assist, and I hope he will get it.” Thomas Jr.’s sister Samantha added that her brother’s “consuming will not be associated to Meghan. He all the time drank.”
Earlier this week, Thomas Jr. made headlines when he advised The Each day Mail that he proposed to girlfriend Darlene Blount — and he seems ahead to (hopefully) seeing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their large day.
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“Completely I believe our wedding ceremony will carry the household nearer collectively,” he advised the information outlet of Markle’s wedding ceremony invite.
Fox Information’ Jessica Sager contributed to this report.