Singer Justin Timberlake Arrested, Accused of Driving While Intoxicated

New Delhi: Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested early on Tuesday. He is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island, authorities said, AP reported.

Timberlake was expected to be arraigned in Sag Harbor, on the eastern end of Long Island, according to a statement from the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Timberlake’s representatives did not immediately return requests for comment from The Associated Press.

Sag Harbor is a coastal village in the Hamptons, around 100 miles (160 kilometres) from New York City. In the summer, it is a hotspot for wealthy visitors.

A young Timberlake was a Disney Mouseketeer, where his castmates included future girlfriend Britney Spears. He rose to fame in the popular boy band NSYNC and embarked on a solo recording career in 2002. As an actor, Timberlake has won acclaim in movies including” The Social Network” and “Friends With Benefits.” He has won ten Grammy awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards.

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