Nick Carter has been arrested in Florida.
TMZ reported on Wednesday the Backstreet Boy, according to an eyewitness, was at the Hog’s Breath Saloon in Key West, in Florida.
The website said an eyewitness claimed the Dancing With the stars contestant was involved in some kind of scuffle which happened inside the bar.
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Altercation? It was reported on Wednesday Nick Carter was arrested in Florida – he is pictured here at the Gravitas Ventures’ ‘Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of’ in January last year, in Hollywood
According to the source police eventually turned up to investigate the altercation and arrested Carter.
They arrested him at 8:13 PM and then booked the star for misdemeanor battery. According to arrest documents, Carter’s occupation was listed as ‘None.’
The 35-year-old is expecting his first child with his wife Lauren Kitt who he married in 2014. The couple are having a baby boy.
Scuffle: Reports suggested the singer had been involved in an altercation at the Hogsbreath Saloon in Key West, where the incident happened – he is pictured here at Good Morning America in November last year
The singer recently came second behind Bindi Irwin in the Fall 2015 season of Dancing With The Stars.
He said of being runner up and his time on the show:
‘This experience was a bonding experience, it was something I will always remember. Bindi deserved it, she kicked butt.’
Pictured: The bar where the incident is said to have happened
In trouble with the law before: Carter had a run in with the police in Florida in 2002 – then 21, he was busted in Tampa when on suspicion of refusing to follow police orders to vacate the nightclub Pop City
Carter was last in trouble with the police in Florida in 2002 – then 21, he was busted in Tampa when on suspicion of refusing to follow police orders to vacate the nightclub Pop City.
A brawl broke out inside, according to reports at the time.
Tampa Police said in the report on the incident: ‘The defendant was told to leave over 10 times.
Busy: Carter has most recently appeared in Season 21 of Dancing With The Stars
Second place: He was runner up to Bindi Irwin
‘(He) continued the argument and would not leave and was arrested without incident.’
Carter, was charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting and opposing a law enforcement officer without violence.
He was handcuffed, put in a police car and released on his own recognizance.
Soon to be a dad: Carter is expecting his first child with wife Lauren Kitt who he married in 2014