Country Star Sam Hunt Arrested For DUI In Nashville

Country singer Sam Hunt was arrested in Nashville on a DUI charge
November 22, 2019 - 22:30 / Sarah Schulz

"Body Like a Back Road" singer Sam Hunt was arrested around 6:00 a.m. on November 21st in Nashville for driving under the influence. The country music star now has a court date on January 17th, 2020. 

The 34-year-old country music star, Sam Hunt, was arrested for a DUI in Nashville early Thursday morning. According to online records, Hunt was booked into the Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility at 6 a.m. and released a little after 9 a.m. on a $2,500 bond.

Sam Hunt poses for a mugshot image after being arrested on DUI charges November 21, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sam Hunt: Arrested on a DUI Charge 

Police were notified when a driver was spotted driving on the wrong side of the road and swerving in and out of his lane. When the officers pulled him over, they claimed "there was an obvious odor consistent with alcoholic beverage," according to ENews. Sam also apparently had bloodshot and red watery eyes.

Sam Hunt had a blood alcohol level of 0.173 

The "House Party" singer was the only one in the vehicle at the time and had two empty beer cans next to him. Hunt reportedly struggled to provide the police officers with his drivers license (which was on his lap) and instead gave them his credit card and passport. He has a blood alcohol content of 0.173 according to the breath test.