Former Pointer Sister Arrested During LA Traffic Stop - NBC Connecticut

Former Pointer Sister Arrested During LA Traffic Stop

Released after posting $10,000 bail



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    Singer Bonnie Pointer was arrested on investigation of possessing rock cocaine.

    Los Angeles County authorities say singer Patricia "Bonnie" Pointer has been arrested for investigation of possessing rock cocaine.

    Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says the 61-year-old was arrested in South Los Angeles Friday after the car she was riding in was pulled over for a mechanical malfunction.

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    Deputies say she was released after posting $10,000 bail.

    An email to her last known representative was not immediately answered.

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    Bonnie and her sisters grew up singing in church. She and June formed a duo and were singing in clubs when Anita and Ruth joined them.

    The sisters released their first album in 1973 and won a Grammy in 1974. Bonnie left in 1977 for a solo career.

    She is due in court in Inglewood on Jan. 17.

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