Breaking News: Jessica Simpson’s Father, Joe, Arrested

has kept a VERY low profile the last couple of years! We used to hear from the father of and all the time as he managed his daughters’ careers. Well, “Papa Joe” is back in the spotlight. He was arrested under suspicion of DUI. :

We’re toldLAPD cops pulled Joe’s car over around 10 PM … and during the stop, officers got the feeling he was intoxicated and ultimately cuffed the famous pop and took him to the pokey. Joe was booked and spent the rest of the night behind bars. He was released without having to post bail at 9:41 the following day.

The case has not been sent over to prosecutors in the L.A. City Attorney’s Office yet, but if criminal charges are filed, it’s likely Joe will not get any jail time since it’s his first offense.

This all reportedly went down a few days ago, on August 4.

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