Jessica Simpson's dad arrested on suspicion of DUI

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 30: Joe Simpson attends the Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Broadway debut in "Chicago" at the Ambassador Theatre on November 30, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joe Simpson Bryan Bedder

Joe Simpson attends the Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Broadway debut in "Chicago" at the Ambassador Theatre on Nov. 30, 2009, in New York.
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(CBS News) Jessica Simpson's father, Joe Simpson, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles last weekend, according to a report.

The 54-year-old was pulled over by police on Saturday at 10 p.m. while he was driving down Ventura Boulevard. in the Los Angeles suburb of Sherman Oaks, reports TMZ.

He was then taken into custody on suspicion of a DUI and spent the night in jail. He was released without having to post bail at 9:41 a.m. the next day, according to the site.

The case has yet to be sent to prosecutors in the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

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