COPY-Country singer arrested in Oklahoma

Published: Jun. 20, 2007 at 9:36 PM EDT
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Associated Press - June 20, 2007 4:23 PM ET

PURCELL, Okla. (AP) - Country music singer Johnny Rodriguez is facing felony drug charges in Oklahoma.

Prosecutors in McClain County are charging Rodriguez with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of marijuana and driving under the influence of drugs.

Rodriguez was stopped for speeding, and police say they found what appears to be marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and an open container of beer in his pickup truck.

The 55-year-old singer had six number-one hits on the country charts in the 1970s, including "That's The Way Love Goes."

Rodriguez is free on bail and is due in court on July 18th.

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