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Mike Ditka’s Son, Mark Ditka, Charged With DUI

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Mark Ditka was charged with DUI by Deerfield police. (Deerfield Police Dept.)

Mark Ditka was charged with DUI by Deerfield police. (Deerfield Police Dept.)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — One of former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka’s sons is facing another DUI charge.

Police say 49-year-old Mark Ditka was arrested Sunday in Deerfield and was charged with driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance.

Police say they found an unmarked bottle of hydrocodone pills in his car.

Deerfield Police say Mark Ditka refused to take a breathalyzer test or a blood test.

Mark Ditka was also cited for operating an uninsured vehicle, driving on a suspended license and illegal lane use.

It’s Mark Ditka’s second DUI arrest in Deerfield in 12 months. Breathalyzer results in the first case were thrown out of court.

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