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Vince Neil DUI Arrest: Motley Crue Singer in Jail, Say Police

Lead singer Vince Neil of Motley Crue performs at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. on Dec. 14, 2004. NBC hasn't received any calls about the F-word that Neil dropped during the live New Year's Eve broadcast of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. AP

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LAS VEGAS (CBS/AP) Vince Neil, the lead singer of Motley Crue, was arrested in Las Vegas on a drunk driving charge, say police.

The rock star is being held at the Clark County jail pending a court appearance after his arrest early Monday. It wasn't immediately clear if Neil, 49, had an attorney. Las Vegas police officer Barbara Morgan confirmed the arrest, but said she didn't immediately have details.

The pop-metal band Motley Crue found international fame in the 1980's with hits including "Girls, Girls, Girls" and "Home Sweet Home."

  • Kevin Hayes

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