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Ditka`s son avoids jail time, plead guilty to drunk driving and drugs

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The son of legendary Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka has avoided jail time by pleading guilty to felony drunk driving and drug possession.

Mark Ditka, 50, was placed on probation for 24 months and ordered to perform 200 hours of public service work.

He was arrested in October for the fourth time, on drunken driving charges.

But this is the first time his record will show a conviction.

RELATED: Ditka's son briefly jailed after violating terms of bond

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