County of Renville
Wes Scantlin is in trouble with the police yet again.
The Puddle of Mudd singer was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Sunday morning in Minnesota.
According to Renville County Sheriff's Department, an officer observed a vehicle traveling 30 miles per hour above the speed limit on Highway 212. What came next was a high-speed pursuit with speeds that reached approximately 100 miles per hour.
Once Scantlin slowed down and stopped his vehicle, the arresting officer observed the singer slurring his words as he spoke. Scantlin also emitted a strong odor of alcohol and had "very watery and bloodshot eyes."
The 43-year-old provided a breath sample, which ended up showing he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.310. Officers eventually charged him with DUI and fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.
He would also face charges after refusing to submit to further testing once at the police station.
This isn't the first time Scantlin has found himself in hot water thanks to alcohol. In 2012, the rock star was arrested after allegedly getting into a spat with a flight attendance over alcohol while in the air.
Just a few months earlier, the "Blurry" singer pleaded guilty to felony cocaine possession charges. He avoided any jail time, but was forced to enroll in a drug counseling program.
—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua