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Aaron Carter Arrested For DUI & Drug Possession

Madison Parker and Aaron Carter were arrested on Saturday. Picture: Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

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U.S. Singer Aaron Carter and his girlfriend have been arrested in Georgia for drink driving and marijuana possession.

 Police stopped Carter's vehicle about 130 kilometres northeast of the state capital of Atlana just hours before he was due to perform on stage in Kansas City, Missouri.

 Aaron Carter’s mugshot taken by police. Picture: Habersham County Sheriff's Office via AP

PHOTO CREDIT: Habersham County Sheriff's Office

Carter sent a Tweet out to all his followers before the show saying that he wouldn't make it because of “transportation issues”

 Aaron Carter is the younger brother of Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter, and has been charged with drink driving and possession of less than 28 grams of marijuana and paraphernalia. His girlfriend Madison Parker, has also been charged with possession and obstruction of law-enforcement officers.

 Carter's father Robert Carter passed away in May this year, and his mother Jane was arrested in 2014 for assulting the girlfriend of her husband.