Pointer Sister Arrested For Drug Possesion

LOS ANGELES (CBS SF/TMZ) – Bonnie Pointer, a founding member of the famous Pointer Sisters singing group, was arrested early Friday morning in Los Angeles for possession of a controlled substance, TMZ has learned.

According to law enforcement, the 61-year-old, Oakland-born Pointer was busted for felony possession of a controlled substance at 12:39am and hauled to a nearby station, where she was booked and held on $10,000 bail. Pointer was released from custody around 4:30am.

The Pointer Sisters was a staple in the ’70s and ’80s music scene, churning out hits like “Slow Hand” and “Neutron Dance.”

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