Rick Springfield arrested on suspicion of DUI

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Posted: May 03, 2011 7:04 AM
Rick Springfield arrested on suspicion of DUI

Rick Springfield has been released from jail after being arrested by sheriff's deputies Sunday night on suspicion of drunken driving.

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says in a news release the rocker was stopped around 8 p.m. after a deputy spotted him speeding in his 1963 Corvette on Pacific Coast Highway.

The department states a test showed Springfield's blood-alcohol content was .10 percent, which is over the .08 limit in which a percent is presumed to be drunk.

The singer was released Monday around 2 a.m. and is due in a courtroom in Malibu for a first appearance on July 5.

A phone message for Springfield's publicist Kim Jackwerth was not immediately returned.