Meghan Markle brother Thomas Markle Jr in Oregon court for DUI after bar argument with his fiancee

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Meghan Markle's half-brother Thomas Markle Jr appeared in an Oregon court Wednesday to answer to his January arrest for driving under the influence.

Dressed in a collared short with a checked print, dark blue jeans and a black jacket, the 52-year-old of Grants Pass, casually stood with his hands in his pockets during the hearing.

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It was a stark contrast as he appeared alongside a legal rep who donned a gray suit jacket with thin pin-striped shirt and a colorful tie.


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The pair nervously exchanged words with a judge at Josephine County Circuit Court a few weeks after he was pulled over on a Josephine County highway by state police at 1.33am.

According to a police log, Markle Jr was 'visibly intoxicated' and the arresting officer administered a standardized field sobriety test.

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He was taken to Grants Pass Sobriety Center where he was found to have a BAC level of 0.11 percent. The blood alcohol limit was 0.8 per cent.

Records show Markle's green Chevy Silverado was towed.

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Markle Jr explained after the incident that he got caught behind the wheel after arguing with his partner at a bar about when to go home.

He told the Mirror he and Darlene Blount continued an altercation in his vehicle and at their home after she wouldn't stop playing slot machines.

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When he left the property to deescalate the situation, he hopped into his truck but was arrested when law enforcement pulled him over and he couldn't walk in a straight line at their request because his leg was in pain.

In an interview with earlier this month, the window-fitter revealed he...
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