Country singer Sam Hunt arrested on DUI charges in Nashville

Country singer Sam Hunt arrested on DUI charges in Nashville

Country singer Sam Hunt arrested on DUI charges in Nashville

Sam Hunt was arrested for driving while intoxicated after reportedly driving the wrong way down a road in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday (November 21).

Hunt, wearing dark trousers and a blue hoodie, was filmed by the TV station as he left the jail Thursday morning.

The report said the driver was traveling the wrong way on northbound Ellington Parkway near Ben Allen Road.

Police could smell alcohol on him and said his eyes were bloodshot, officers say.

The warrant also states Hunt, who allegedly admitted to consuming alcohol recently, kept trying to hand the officers his credit card and passport, instead of his driver's license, which they noted was on his lap. The officers mentioned in the reports that the country singer who debuted in the year 2014, had two empty beers in his vehicle.

Take Your Time singer Sam Hunt was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., early Thursday morning after allegedly driving under the influence.

The country artist was released on a $2,500 bond around 9 a.m., according to court records. As per latest reports, the Make You Miss Me singer has to appear in court on 17 January, 2020.

A representative for Hunt didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Talking to Taste of Country prior to the 2019 CMA Awards, Hunt shared that his new album will include plenty of heartbreak.

Hunt married his longtime love Hannah Lee Fowler in April 2017.

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