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Country star Darius Rucker arrested on drug charges in Tennessee

He was charged with two counts of simple possession/casual exchange of a controlled substance and violation of Tennessee’s vehicle registration law.
Country star Darius Rucker arrested on drug charges in Tennessee
Posted at 6:41 AM, Feb 02, 2024

Country star Darius Rucker has been arrested on drug charges in Tennessee.

The singer was charged with two counts of simple possession/casual exchange of a controlled substance and one count of a violation of Tennessee’s vehicle registration law, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to People.

"Darius Rucker is fully cooperating with authorities related to misdemeanor charges," Rucker’s attorney said in a statement to People.

He was released on a $10,500 bond and is no longer in custody.

While it is not known what led to his arrest, TMZ, who was first to report the news, said the 57-year-old allegedly had expired tags on his vehicle. He was brought into the jail around 10 a.m. Thursday and released about an hour later.

The Hootie & the Blowfish singer has won three Grammys and also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last month.  

Last year, Rucker released his eighth solo album, "Carolyn’s Boy.” He is slated to return to  Hootie & the Blowfish for the band’s "Summer Camp with Trucks" tour in 2024. 


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