Sam Hunt was arrested after allegedly driving the mistaken means down the street in East Nashville on Thursday, November 21, Us Weekly can verify.
The 34-year-old “Physique Like a Again Highway” singer was taken into custody round 6:30 a.m. after allegedly swerving out and in of the lane of Ellington Parkway. Hunt, who allegedly smelled of alcohol, was booked on prices of driving below the affect and having an open container in his automobile. Per the arrest warrant, Hunt had a blood alcohol content material of .173. (The authorized restrict is .08.)
“When officers obtained behind the automobile the motive force had problem staying within the lane of journey and crossed the middle divide a number of instances earlier than a cease was initiated,” the arrest report reads. “As soon as the cease was initiated and get in touch with made there was an apparent odor according to alcoholic beverage coming from the defendant in addition to purple bloodshot and watery eyes. There have been two empty beers within the automobile subsequent to the motive force.”
The officer additionally claims that Hunt “admitted to consuming alcohol lately.”
“The defendant confirmed quite a few indicators of impairment on all exams performed,” the report states. “After the 20 min remark and two profitable exams the defendant confirmed a closing results of .173.”
Nashville’s ABC affiliate WKRN posted footage of the “Break Up in a Small City” crooner leaving Metro jail on Thursday at 10 a.m. ET on a $2,500 bond.
Hunt, who has but to publicly touch upon his arrest, lately returned to the highlight together with his new single, “Kinfolks,” after discovering success together with his 2014 album Montevallo.
Hunt teased his upcoming album throughout an interview with Taste of Country earlier this month.
“That’s the best for me [writing heartbreak music], that’s all I ever wrote,” he mentioned on November 12. “Once I went to place out a document, my producer, he’s the other, he doesn’t like something except it makes him really feel good. I feel that actually helped stability me.”
Hunt married his longtime love Hannah Lee Fowler in April 2017.