STURGIS, S.D. – Kansas City native and Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces his second DUI charge in less than two weeks, this time in South Dakota near the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
A state Highway Patrol trooper pulled Scantlin over early Wednesday for a traffic violation east of Sturgis.
The rock group has had concerts in the area.
The 43-year-old singer has been charged in Meade County for DUI and possession of up to two ounces of marijuana.
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Scantlin’s ticket says he declined a blood alcohol content test after being pulled over in a minivan. He posted bail.
Scantlin was charged in Minnesota in July with drunken driving and fleeing police after a chase that reached speeds of about 100 mph.
As of Wednesday, the patrol had made 134 DUI arrests in the Sturgis rally area.