ATLANTA (CBSNewYork/AP) — Pop singer Aaron Carter was arrested after one other motorist referred to as 911 to report that he was “driving everywhere in the street” on a Georgia freeway, a sheriff’s captain stated Monday.
Carter stated on Twitter that he believes his “superstar was focused” throughout his weekend arrest within the northeast Georgia mountains on costs of driving underneath the affect and drug offenses.
“He was driving everywhere in the street and driving into the median,” Habersham County sheriff’s Capt. Floyd Canup stated.
The 29-yr-previous singer from Port Richey, Florida, was launched on bail Sunday. He’s accused of driving underneath the affect, possession of marijuana, and having drug-associated objects, based on jail reviews.
In a press release tweeted Sunday, Carter says he has a license for medical marijuana for his “lengthy standing nervousness.”
Georgia regulation doesn’t permit the kind of marijuana discovered in the course of the arrest, Canup stated.
“It’s not the inexperienced, leafy sort which he had,” he stated.
Carter additionally tweeted that he was not in a shifting car whereas he was arrested.
Nevertheless, Canup stated that after the 911 name was made, a deputy noticed Carter driving as he became an area auto elements shops.
“He was seen behind the wheel earlier than the car pulled in,” Canup stated.
Carter stated his subsequent present Monday night at a shopping center in Birmingham, Alabama will go on as scheduled.
The arrest occurred within the small city of Cornelia, about seventy five miles northeast of Atlanta.
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