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Alabama’s Teddy Gentry arrested for marijuana possession

CHEROKEE CO., Ala. On Monday morning, founding member of country music group Alabama, Teddy Gentry, 70 was arrested.

The “Dixieland Delight” bassist was arrested on a misdemeanor marijuana possession

charge and was booked into the Cherokee County Jail. He was released nearly a half hour later.

Gentry was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Sheriff Jeff Shaver told local news outlet AL.com that Gentry was arrested during a traffic stop.

According to the Cherokee County Jail log, Gentry was booked at 10:38 a.m. and released at 11:06 a.m. A bond amount was not listed.

A spokesman for the band told the Associated Press he was aware of the incident but had no immediate comment.

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