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Mike Ditka's Son Pleads Guilty to DUI

Mark Ditka pleads guilty to October 2012 arrest in Deerfield and gets probation.

Mark Ditka, son of famed former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to a DUI and possession of a controlled substance stemming from an arrest made by Deerfield Police last October, reports TribLocal.

Ditka, a 50-year-old Deerfield resident, was given 24 months of probation for his first conviction. He apologized in court before his sentencing.

In addition to probation, Ditka will also be required to complete 200 hours of public service work, according to Fox Chicago.

Ditka could have been sentenced to as much as three years in prison, reports the Lake County News-Sun.

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