Joe Simpson Slapped With DUI Charge

August 15, 2012 By:

Jessica Simpson might be shedding some extra baby weight by running to the jailhouse to bail her father out.

Joe Simpson, the father of Jessica and Ashlee, has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence. He could face a minor fine, over two years of probation, and even some jail time.

People magazine reports the details…

The 54-year-old celebrity pops was pulled over in the Los Angeles suburb of Sherman Oaks on the evening of Monday, August 4. His arrest took place at approximately 10:00 p.m.

He spent a night in the can following the arrest and was reportedly released at 9:41 a.m. the following morning.

According to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office, if convicted, Joe could face up to six months in prison, a $1,000 fine, and 36 months of probation. His arraignment is set for August 30 in Los Angeles.

Now Maxwell Drew will have a good example of what not to do when she gets behind the wheel in 16 years. Tisk tisk, grandpa…