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Australian gaming tycoon Packer's ex-wife Meares facing jail, say reports

Published on Jun 23, 2014 10:18 AM

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian gaming tycoon James Packer's ex-wife Jodhi Meares faces possible jail time after allegedly crashing her Range Rover into parked cars and being charged with drink-driving, reports said on Monday.

Police said a 43-year-old woman had been arrested after a crash in Sydney's wealthy eastern suburbs on Saturday evening. She was widely identified by the media as Meares.

"She was charged with high-range drink-driving and driving whilst suspended," police said in a statement.

Mr Packer, one of Australia's richest men with a personal fortune estimated at A$6 billion (S$7 billion), ended a three-year marriage to the swimsuit model in 2002.

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