Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI

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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.