Darius Rucker allegedly had a number of substances when cops say they busted him for drug possession in Tennessee … TMZ has realized.
As it seems that cease occurred virtually a 12 months in the past, however Darius simply turned himself in to cops on Thursday.
According to the arrest affidavit, obtained by TMZ … Franklin cops say they pulled the Hootie & the Blowfish frontman over — on Feb. 19, 2023 — as a result of they observed the tags on his vehicles gave the impression to be expired, a reality they are saying they confirmed with their in-car pc.
Officers declare they smelled marijuana coming from the car, then requested Rucker about whether or not he’d smoked that night to which they are saying he promptly replied “no” — although he allegedly mentioned he could have smoked in it the day prior.
The cops searched the automobile and say they found what they suspected was a THC pen together with 14 unmarked purple tablets — gadgets police allege Rucker mentioned got to him by his GF, Summer.
One of the officers then says he knowledgeable DR he’d pat him down … and Darius then allegedly handed him a small marijuana blunt from his pocket earlier than the search received underway.
The police declare they later examined the 14 tablets and recognized them as psilocin … a schedule I managed substance just like psilocybin or magic mushrooms.
Officers launched him from the scene with out expenses, pending identification of these tablets. According to the docs, a warrant was issued for his arrest in December 2023.
We broke the story … Darius was arrested Thursday on 3 misdemeanor expenses — 2 for possession and one for driving with an expired registration. The complete reserving took about an hour, and Darius was launched after paying $10,000 bail.
We’ve reached out to Rucker’s camp for remark … up to now, no phrase again.