Grammy-winning R&B singer Miguel was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor drunk driving early Monday after he was pulled over by a California Highway Patrol officer for a traffic violation in Marina del Rey.
Miguel Pimentel, 27, was pulled over for speeding and driving with tinted windows after 2 a.m. near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Mindanao Way, according to CHP spokeswoman Corina Munoz.
The CHP administered field sobriety tests including measuring his blood alcohol, Munoz said. A preliminary test found Pimentel's blood-alcohol count at 0.10 -- just above the state's legal limit of 0.08, she said.
The Los Angeles-born avant-soul singer Miguel was awarded a Grammy this year for best R&B song. He recently recorded the new single “Beautiful” with Mariah Carey.