Justin Timberlake arrested for drink driving in New York

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    18th June 2024 – (New York) Justin Timberlake, the renowned pop icon, was arrested on Monday night in Sag Harbor, New York, as confirmed by local police. A spokesperson from the Sag Harbor Justice Court stated that Timberlake is expected to face arraignment on at least one charge of driving while intoxicated (DWI) later today.

    Details surrounding the circumstances of Timberlake’s arrest are currently unavailable, except for the fact that it occurred on Monday night. As of Tuesday morning, he remains in custody at the Sag Harbor Village Police Department, according to officials.

    Neither Timberlake nor his representatives were immediately available for comment regarding the incident.

    This arrest comes amidst Timberlake’s highly anticipated first world tour in nearly six years. The pop icon is scheduled to perform at Madison Square Garden in New York City next week, adding an unexpected twist to his ongoing musical endeavours.

    As the news broke, NBC News reached out to a spokesperson from Sag Harbor Justice Court, who confirmed that Timberlake’s arraignment on the DWI charge was scheduled for Tuesday morning. The spokesperson also mentioned that Timberlake was in the custody of the Sag Harbor Police Department as of Tuesday morning. However, they refrained from revealing further information regarding the specific charges he faces.

    The Sag Harbor Police Department is expected to issue an official statement later today, shedding more light on the arrest and the charges against Timberlake.

    NBC News attempted to contact Timberlake’s representative for comment but did not receive an immediate response.

    Sag Harbor, located in the Hamptons, is a picturesque town comprised of beach hamlets situated on Long Island, approximately 100 miles away from New York City.