Bobby Brown Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Bobby Brown Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Bobby Brown (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (CBS SF/AP) – Officials in Southern California said Bobby Brown has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Harris says Brown was arrested around 12:20 p.m. Monday in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles. He failed a field sobriety test and was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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Harris said an officer initially pulled over the R&B singer after seeing him talking on his cellphone without a hand-free unit. Harris says the officer observed that Brown appeared to be impaired.

Details on Brown’s bail or whether he remained in custody were not immediately available.

The 43-year-old is the ex-husband of the late R&B singer, Whitney Houston and is a founding member of the group New Edition. Brown is scheduled to perform along with his band mates at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on June 23, 2012.

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