MARTY STUART ON BOND, CHARGED WITH DUI

Country singer Marty Stuart was charged with driving under the influence in Hendersonville, Tennessee earlier this week. Stuart was apprehended by police after an employee at a local Wal-Mart called them to report that "an extremely intoxicated subject had just left the store driving a black Cadillac."

According to police reports, an officer observed Stuart in his Cadillac weaving. The officer reported that when he pulled the vehicle over, "the driver immediately exited the car. He was unsteady on his feet and as I approached I smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person."

Adds the officer: "Mr. Stuart was unable to complete three of three field sobriety tasks as instructed. Mr. Stuart was read the implied consent law and refused to submit to same."

Stuart is currently free on $1,000 bond. He is scheduled to be in court on April 23.

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