R&B artist Michael Eugene Archer, better known as D'Angelo, was charged with drunken driving and drug possession after a traffic stop in Richmond, Va., police said.

R&B artist Michael Eugene Archer, better known as D'Angelo, was charged with drunken driving and drug possession after a traffic stop in Richmond, Va., police said.

Police in suburban Richmond arrested the Grammy Award-winning singer early Sunday. A subsequent search turned up "what we believe to be cocaine and marijuana," said Chesterfield police Capt. Karl Leonard. He said the substances will be analyzed.

Along with drunk driving, Archer, 30, a Richmond native, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. He is due in court on Jan. 18
The artist has kept a low profile since the 2000 release of his last Virgin album, "Voodoo." That set has sold 1.81 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.


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