“Hootie and the Pufferfish” Singer Darius Rucker was arrested for a drug offense in Williamson County, Tennessee.
According to law enforcement records, Rucker was bused for a minor drug offense and charged with three separate misdemeanor charges.
The country singer was taken into custody on Thursday, February 1, 2023, around 10 a.m. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Department booked the singer and he posed for a photo.
It’s unclear what led to the arrest, but the musician was arrested on two counts of “simple possession/casual exchange of a controlled substance” and violation of the Vehicle Registration Act. state vehicles. The vehicle charge is related to expired tags on the vehicle he was traveling in.
An hour later, the singer was released on bail. jail.
We have contacted the police and so far no further information has been released.
In the past, Darius has spoken about his partying habits, but says his lifestyle is in his past.
Hootie & the Blowfish gained a reputation as a friendly group, with Rucker admitting: “Drugs and drinking every night — I did it,” Rucker said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. Adding in another interview: “We had a four-day competition to see who could stay awake the longest. God, we used to do stupid things.”
But, after becoming a husband and father, he noted that “that’s just not how I want to live anymore.”