By Clark Collis
Updated June 28, 2010 at 03:39 PM EDT
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Image Credit: Chris Gordon/WireImage.comVince Neil was arrested early Monday in Las Vegas on a drunken driving charge. The AP reported the Mötley Crüe singer was being held at the Clark County jail pending a court appearance.

There are no further details at present. But if Neil was driving while inebriated, it would reveal the front man has learned little from his personal history. In 1984, Neil was drunken driving when he had an accident that killed his passenger, Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley. Neil was subsequently sentenced to a mere 30 days in jail.

The timing of the incident is unfortunate for Neil given that both his new CD, and his forthcoming memoir, are titled Tattoos and Tequila (both of which he spoke about to EW in a Music Mix Q&A last week). Neil also has his own tequila line, Tres Rios, and earlier this month opened the Vince Neil Tres Rios Cantina at the Las Vegas Hilton.

Vince Neil’s spokesperson was unavailable for comment.

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