Joe Simpson Arrested For DUI

Access Hollywood
Jessica Simpson and Joe Simpson attend the grand opening of the Casino Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia on July 2, 2010 -- Getty Images

Joe Simpson - Jessica and Ashlee Simpson's father - was arrested for DUI earlier this month, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

The 54-year-old was arrested at approximately 10:15 PM on August 4. Simpson was stopped at Ventura Blvd. and Columbus Ave. in Sherman Oaks, Calif., a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson told Access.

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He was taken into custody and released the following day.

Simpson's bail was $5,000.

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The LAPD spokesperson was not able to confirm if Simpson took a breathalyzer test following his DUI arrest.

-- Jesse Spero

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