Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin facing charges after drugs arrest

Singer was arrested last month after being pulled over by police

Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested and bailed last month on drugs charges, it was revealed yesterday (February 5).

According to US gossip website TMZ, Scantlin, who is 39, was pulled over at 3am on January 12 in Culver City, California by police for an unknown traffic offence.

Police then searched his car and are reported to have found a controlled substance, which allegedly consisted of powder and pills.

Scantlin was arrested and charged with a felony for possession of a controlled substance. He was released after posting bail of $10,000 (£6,500). He has yet to issue any kind of comment over the arrest.

Puddle Of Mudd most recently released a covers album, which was titled ‘re(disc)overed’. That came out in August 2011 and included covers of AC/DC‘s ‘TNT’, Elton John‘s ‘Rocket Man’, The Rolling Stones‘ ‘Gimme Shelter’, Free‘s ‘All Right Now’ and Stevie Nicks’ ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’.