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Donovan McNabb was arrested in Maricopa County, Arizona, which put him unfortunately in the jurisdiction of celebrity racial profiling sheriff Joe Arpaio. Early Thursday afternoon, Arpaio’s office released a mug shot of Donovan McNabb without any details of what, exactly, McNabb had been arrested for.

Since Arpaio made a stunt of it and released a celebrity mugshot before he even bothered to file charges there were a few hours of the media knowing it had a story on its hands, but no clue as to the scope of it. Which lead to a lot of news stories being published saying nothing more than “HEY, A MUG SHOT!”

TMZ, however, reports that the mug shot stems from a January DUI arrest, a charge for which McNabb has already served a day in jail. This form would seem to support that, though it only lists his case as a citation.

We’re told McNabb hashed out a plea deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to 1 day in an Arizona jail.

One law enforcement source tell us McNabb has already served his time … though it’s unclear when that happened.

If true, curious then why the mug shot is only getting released just now.

UPDATE: TMZ has a police report that indicates that the incident was in December.