Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
05/02/2011 AT 02:05 PM EDT
Rick Springfield was arrested Sunday night for drunk driving.
The '80s "Jessie's Girl" rocker, 61, was pulled over by the L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. for a traffic violation, PEOPLE has confirmed, and his blood alcohol content was measured at .10, which is .02 over the legal limit.
According to TMZ
, which first reported the arrest, Springfield failed sobriety tests issued by officers when they smelled alcohol in his vehicle.
A rep for Springfield did not immediately return a request for comment.