Flo Rida
Flo Rida

Flo Rida arrested for DUI

FLO Rida has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).

The 'Low' rapper was pulled over by officers on Miami Beach in Florida in a red and black Bugatti car - worth an estimated $1.7 million - after he swerved in the lane he was driving at around 3.30am this morning (09.06.11).

Officers said he failed a field sobriety test after they smelled alcohol on his breath, and he was transported to a nearby station and reportedly booked for DUI and driving with a suspended license.

A source told gossip website TMZ the star had a blood alcohol level which was more than double the legal limit.

Reacting to the news on twitter, user Anderson Cruz wrote: "Flo Rida got caught for DUI last night, he was driving his Bugatti, I didnt even know he had Bugatti money! (sic)"

Another user, Mike Levine, tweeted: "Flo Rida arrested for DUI. how many subpar songs do u hafta get rich off of before u just pay for a cab/driver? (sic)" 

'Club Can't Handle Me' hitmaker Flo - real name Tramar Dillard - hails from the state's Carol City and rose to fame with his brand of rap/pop crossover tracks, such as his 2008 breakthrough 'Low' which was a US number one single for 10 weeks.

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