Al Michaels, Mug shot

Santa Monica PD

Legendary sports announcer Al Michaels was collared Friday night on suspicion of driving under the influence in Santa Monica, Calif.

Per the Los Angeles Times, the 68-year-old Michaels caught the attention of two motorcycle cops who observed him making an illegal U-turn near a DUI checkpoint at around 9:30 p.m..

After they pulled him over, the officers reportedly smelled alcohol on the sportscaster's breath and noticed he was slurring his speech, Sgt. Richard Lewis said.

Following a field sobriety test, Michaels was arrested and booked into a nearby station for driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or greater, though authorities will not release the specific amount of blood-alcohol concentration.

The veteran commentator was released on $5,000 bail five hours later and was ordered to appear in court June 26.

A rep for the Peacock network could not be reached for comment.

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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