Meghan Markle's half-brother's arrest in Oregon came after a 'furious row' with his fiancee

Mail Online | 1/14/2019 | Bryony Jewell For Mailonline
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Meghan Markle's half-brother has said that his recent arrest came after a fight with his fiancee when she refused to stop playing a slot machine and go home.

Thomas Markle Jr, 52, was pulled over by Oregon State Police at 1.33am on Friday and a police log said he was 'visibly intoxicated.'

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He was taken to a detox center where he was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.11 per cent and he was arrested for being under the influence.

Now Mr Markle has claimed that after a 'furious' row in the car driving home with fiancee Darlene Blount, 38, he left their house and was then pulled over.

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He told the Mirror: 'We were in a bar and Darlene refused to stop playing the slots. I wanted to go home as it was late but she didn't.

'When we got home all **** broke loose. I didn't want things to escalate so I packed up my things, put them in my truck and left.'

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Mr Markle Jr explained how when he was stopped he was asked to walk in a straight line by the officer, but because of 'agonising pain' in his leg this was impossible.

He said:...
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