He might sing "Heaven," but authorities have busted Los Lonely Boys bassist Joey "JoJo" Sacarais Garza for some allegedly unangelic behavior.
The musician was arrested Saturday in Austin for marijuana possession and assaulting his fiancée.
Authorities investigating a noise complaint at the city's Omni Hotel took the 26-year-old bassist into custody after finding him in his room with fiancée Carina Lyn and a stash of the green stuff.
Travis County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Ruth Bullock told E! Online that Garza was charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana and assault causing bodily injury for allegedly hitting Lyn. He was taken to the county jail, booked and released on bond in time to join his siblings for a concert that night to celebrate last week's release of the band's latest album, Sacred.
Los Lonely Boys recently returned to their home state for a promotion blitz, including a series of in-store performances in Dallas and neighboring cities.
They're scheduled to fly to Los Angeles for appearances on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday night, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday and Amazon.com's Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher Thursday.
A publicist for the group, Diana Baron, said that the incident was simply a "misunderstanding." She said the couple apologized for the disturbance and were very much in love and looking forward to getting hitched. Baron said that Lyn was unhurt and had urged police not to arrest Garza. The publicist did not address the marijuana charge.
Bullock, meanwhile, said the case will likely be sent to the district attorney once investigators determine whether there's enough evidence to prosecute the charges.
The arrest comes about a year and a half after younger brother and band drummer Ringo Garza, 24, was busted by Texas police for pot possession. The charges were eventually dropped when his wife claimed the marijuana belonged to her.
The Texas trio--28-year-old Henry on guitar, JoJo on bass and Ringo on the toms--is known for blending Tex-Mex, blues, country and rock. After spawning a massive cult following in their native West Texas stomping grounds and catching the ear of Willie Nelson, Los Lonely Boys released their eponymous major-label debut disc in 2004. Featuring the hit single "Heaven," the album soared into Billboard's Top 10, sold more than 2 million copies and scored a Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.