Father of Country Music Star Kellie Pickler Arrested at Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC--Clyde “Bo" Raymond Pickler, the father of country music singer Kellie Pickler, was arrested in Carolina Beach Saturday on several drug-related charges.

Detective Scott Hettinger with the Carolina Beach Police Department said Pickler was arrested at Coles Motel on Raleigh Avenue just before noon. Pickler is accused of selling drugs to a confidential informant, according to arrest warrants.

Authorities charged Pickler with sell/deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana.

Pickler was placed in the New Hanover County Jail under a $10,000 bond, and is expected to make his first court appearance Monday.

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