Cardinals broadcaster admits DUI, gets probation

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis Cardinals television broadcaster will serve two years of probation after pleading guilty to driving under the influence last summer in suburban St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 36-year-old Dan McLaughlin’s attorney says his client, whose case was resolved Wednesday, has completed community service. The attorney says McLaughlin realizes he made a mistake and takes responsibility for it.

McLaughlin was arrested Aug. 16 after an officer responding to a report of an erratic driver stopped his vehicle on Interstate 64 in Chesterfield.

Police say McLaughlin refused a breathalyzer test.

McLaughlin is the primary play-by-play announcer for Cardinals games on Fox Sports Midwest.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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