Darius Rucker was arrested on a minor drug offense in Williamson County, Tennessee on Thursday.
“Darius Rucker is absolutely cooperating with authorities associated to misdemeanor fees,” Rucker’s lawyer stated in an announcement to PEOPLE.
The musician, 57, was arrested on two counts of straightforward possession/informal alternate of a managed substance and one rely of a violation of Tennessee’s car registration legislation, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Workplace confirmed to PEOPLE.
Authorities didn’t establish the managed substance.
Rucker was taken into custody by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Workplace and booked on the three fees, all misdemeanors. the nation star was launched on $10,500 bond and is not in custody.
It isn’t recognized what led to Rucker’s arrest. Based on TMZ, which first reported the arrest, police say Rucker allegedly had expired tags on his automobile.
Rucker launched his most up-to-date album, Carolyn’s Boy, in October. It marks his first solo album in six years, and is filled with “very private songs,” he instructed PEOPLE. It is named after somebody close to and expensive to his coronary heart: his mom Carolyn, who died in 1992.
“She’s been gone for thus lengthy, however I nonetheless take into consideration her every single day,” stated Rucker. “She was my greatest champion… I hope I’m making her proud.”
In December, the Hootie & the Blowfish lead singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame. Rucker was joined by his three children, Carolyn, 28, Daniella, 22, and Jack, 18, whom he talked about in his speech.
“Cary, Dani and Jack are my coronary heart, they’re my soul,” the guitarist stated. “They’re all the pieces to me and all the pieces I do is for them.”
“It is simply been a tremendous factor to be your father,” Rucker continued as he turned to his children. “As nice as all these things is, it is not as cool as being your dad, and I actually imply that. I really like you guys a lot.”
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The “Wagon Wheel” singer instructed PEOPLE in June 2023 that he tries to maintain involved along with his children even whereas on the street.
“When telephones and FaceTime got here into play, it made it loads simpler,” he stated on the time. “[I] simply attempt to name every single day.”
“The way in which we tour is nice,” the Charleston native continued. “We solely tour on the weekend, so it is three days per week and the opposite 4 days [I’m] just about dwelling, in order that makes it loads simpler.”