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Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland for driving under the influence, TMZ reports.

He was initially pulled over for going 84 mph in a 45 mph zone while driving his white Land Rover. He was charged with a DUI, excessive speeding and crossing double lane lines.  He has already been released from jail. (RELATED: Michael Phelps Comes Out Of Retirement)

Michael Phelps DUI

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The 29-year-old has been arrested for a DUI before, when he was 19. The swimmer struck a plea deal in that case and got 18 months probation.

Phelps tweeted out this apology Tuesday afternoon.