GREEN DAY FRONTMAN ARRESTED ON DRINK DRIVING CHARGE

Billie Joe Armstrong apprehended in California...

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in CALIFORNIA on Sunday (January 5).

Armstrong was pulled over in his black BMW convertible at 1am, after allegedly being clocked speeding. He was given sobriety and breathalyser tests and taken to a nearby police station in Berkeley, where he was charged with alleged misdemeanour drunk-driving, and later released on $1200 bail, mtv.com reports.

The band are currently working on a new album in the Bay Area of California.