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Lions president Tom Lewand pleaded guilty Friday to driving while impaired, following up a June 25 arrest in which a police officer observed his car weaving from one lane to another.

Officials with the 83rd District Court in Roscommon, Mich., said Lewand was sentenced to six months of probation with $870 in fines and costs.

Lewand told authorities he was the "designated driver" picking up a friend in Denton Township, Mich., about 150 miles northwest of Detroit. After failing a field sobriety test and then initially refusing to have his blood-alcohol level tested, Lewand agreed to the test and was found to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.21, double the state's legal limit.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has said that he will review Lewand's case for possible disciplinary action.


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