Mindy McCready was arrested early this morning (May 6) in Nashville and charged with drunken driving.

Mindy McCready was arrested early this morning (May 6) in Nashville and charged with drunken driving. The country singer was stopped about 3 a.m. in the suburb of Belle Meade by police who said she was speeding, driving 58 mph in a 45 mph zone.

The police report said the officer smelled alcohol in the vehicle and McCready performed poorly on a field sobriety test. The report also said she refused to take a breath alcohol test.

McCready is on three years' supervised probation from an incident last year in the suburb of Brentwood. She pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining the painkiller OxyContin at a pharmacy in February 2004, having used the name of a friend on the prescription.

She was fined $4,000 and ordered to perform 200 hours of community service work.


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