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Roger Clinton Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Roger Clinton, 59, was arrested after a witness called police to report a possible DUI driver on Pacific Coast Highway

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    Hillary Clinton's Brother-in-Law Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

    Roger Clinton, brother-in-law to Hillary Clinton and the younger brother of former President Bill Clinton, was arrested on suspicion of driving under influence Redondo Beach over the weekend. Annette Arreola reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2016. (Published Monday, June 6, 2016)

    The younger brother of former President Bill Clinton was arrested on suspicion of DUI Sunday in Redondo Beach, California, according to police.

    Jail records show Clinton, 59, of Torrance, remained in custody Monday morning. He was released on $15,000 bond. 

    He was arrested after a "concerned citizen" called police Sunday night to report a possible DUI driver, according to a statement from the Redondo Beach Police Department. The caller reported the vehicle traveling south on Pacific Coast Highway in an "erratic manner."

    The driver followed the vehicle until police stopped the car near Torrance Boulevard and Prospect Avenue. 

    A court appearance was scheduled for Sept. 2. It was not immediately clear whether Clinton had obtained an attorney.

    The arrest of Hillary Clinton's brother-in-law came two days before the California primary in which the former secretary of state is locked in a tight race with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

    Hillary Clinton won the Puerto Rico primary on Sunday, bringing her closer to becoming the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party. She also scored a win in Saturday's U.S. Virgin Islands caucuses.

    Voters is six states, including California, head to the polls Tuesday.

    Roger Clinton, the former president's half brother, was also arrested in 2001 on suspicion of DUI in Hermosa Beach.

    He was pardoned in January 2001 by President Bill Clinton on charges stemming from a 1985 arrest for distribution of cocaine.