MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Yovani Gallardo, a starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, was arrested and cited for operating while intoxicated (OWI), 1st offense early Tuesday morning, April 16th.
According to police, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled Gallardo over on westbound I-94 near 84th St. shortly after 2 a.m. The witness who called 911 to report this incident indicated the driver’s speed varied between 40 m.p.h and 70 m.p.h. and the driver was swerving in all lanes.
When the deputy pulled Gallardo over, Gallardo indicated he had been drinking at Leff’s Lucky Town in Wauwatosa. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and registered a .22 on the intoximeter (nearly three times the legal limit for driving). Gallardo was arrested and taken to the County Correctional Facility and released at 6:25 a.m.