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The 52-year-old was close to his home when he was stopped in the early hours yes­ter­day.

Road­side tests by po­lice in the US found he was over the limit.

Cap­tain Tim Fox, of Ore­gon State Po­lice, said: “We ar­rested a Thomas Lane Markle Jnr at about 1.30am. His blood al­co­hol con­cen­tra­tion [was] .11%. The le­gal limit is .08.”

Thomas Jnr, the son of Meghan’s fa­ther Thomas Snr, was taken to a sober­ing cen­tre.

The for­mer glazier’s Chevy Sil­ver­ado truck was im­pounded.

Dad Thomas Snr said: “My son has a se­ri­ous prob­lem and he needs help, and I hope he gets it.”

Thomas Jnr’s sis­ter Saman­tha Markle added: “His drink­ing is

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