Puddle of Mudd’s Scantlin facing another DUI, this time at Sturgis


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.

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.