Anthony Hamilton Arrested for DWI

Anthony Hamilton Arrested for DWI

"Freedom" singer was pulled over and booked in N.C.

Published August 26, 2013

Anthony Hamilton was pulled over and arrested for a DWI in his home state of North Carolina this weekend, reports TMZ.

The R&B singer was stopped for speeding in Mecklenburg County around 2:30 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 25) morning, when cops suspected that he was intoxicated. He was taken into custody and released later that day.

A DWI charge in N.C. can result in minimum jail time of anywhere from 24 hours to 2 years, a fine, and a license suspension, depending upon the offender's record.

Hamilton, a Grammy Award-winning performer, is scheduled to play the Howard Theatre in D.C. this week, Aug. 28 and Aug. 29. 

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