Report: American Idol winner Phillip Phillips' mom arrested for DUI in Albany, Ga.

ssorich@ledger-enquirer.comFebruary 14, 2013 

"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips' mother, Sheryl Phillips, was arrested for DUI Feb. 14, according to a TMZ report.

The report says law enforcement officials pulled her over in Albany, Ga., which is near Phillip's hometown of Leesburg, Ga. "According to law enforcement, officers administered a field sobriety test and Sheryl was unable to complete it," the report adds.

It cites an anonymous "source close to the family" who says Phillip's parents split up last week.

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