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Meghan Markle is estranged half-brother Thomas arrested for DUI

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Thomas Markle Jr., estranged brother of Meghan Markle, writes Prince Harry a letter urging him to abandon his upcoming marriage, saying that it was the biggest mistake in royal wedding history.”

Meghan Markle is estranged half-brother Thomas Markle Jr. was arrested for a DUI on Friday, Fox News can confirm.

According to the Oregon State Police, the 52-year-old was “stopped for speeding and officers noticed that he was visibly under the influence.”

Per authorities, Thomas had a blood alcohol content of .11% and was issued a citation for a DUI. He was arrested and taken to the Grants Pass Sobering Center. Thomas’ green Chevy Silverado was also drawn.

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Following the news, Thomas’ father, Thomas Sr., told TMZ that his “son has a serious problem and he needs help, and I hope he gets it.” Thomas Jr. sister Samantha added that her brother “drinking is not related to Meghan. He is always drunk.”

Earlier this week, Thomas Jr. made headlines when he told The Daily Mail that he proposed to a girlfriend Darlene Blount — and he’s looking forward to (hopefully) seeing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their big day.

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“Absolutely, I think that our wedding brings the family closer together,” he told the news source of Markle the wedding invite.

Fox News’ Jessica Sager contributed to this report.

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