"Jessie's Girl" Singer Rick Springfield Arrested for DUI

Celebrity News May. 2, 2011 AT 3:16PM
"Jessie's Girl" Singer Rick Springfield Arrested for DUI Credit: David Livingston/Getty

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Rick Springfield was arrested Saturday night in L.A. on suspicion of driving under the influence, TMZ reported. 

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The "Jessie's Girl" rocker was pulled over around 8:00 p.m. for a traffic violation -- but when officers approached the vehicle, it smelled of booze and they asked the 61-year-old to perform several field sobriety tests. 

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Law enforcement sources told the site that the 80's singer's blood alcohol content was at .10; .08 is the legal limit in California.

He was taken to a nearby jail, booked and released thereafter by his own recognizance.

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