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Cops: Chris Klein Was WASTED on the 101

6/16/2010 2:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chris Klein wasn't just drunk when he was popped for DUI early this morning, according to law enforcement sources ... his blood alcohol level was almost THREE TIMES the legal limit.

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We're told Klein blew well over a .20 when he was arrested on the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles this morning -- his second DUI bust in the last 6 years.  The legal limit in California is .08.

As we previously reported, Klein wasn't the only passenger in his car -- cops found a dog inside the vehicle.  The dog was later retrieved by a friend of Klein's.

Klein's reps have not returned our calls.

UPDATE: Klein's bail has been set at $25,000

47 COMMENTS

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46.

rex    

chris is a lush

1501 days ago
47.

HeyHeyHey    

It's his second DUI which is still a misdameanor, so i doubt he will spend any jailtime. Three times the legal limit???? OMG! OMG! (Sarcasm). The legal limit used to be a lot higher than .08 until the M.A.D. group came about. I am not saying he wasn't drunk but I think the people writing this are being dramatic. He probably drinks a lot (hence he has a high tolerance). So I doubt he was WASTED!

1495 days ago
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