02/17/2012 at 06:00 PM EST
Robin Thicke is singing the blues.
The R&B singer was arrested for possession of marijuana in New York City, the Daily News
Thicke, 34, was arrested just after noon on Friday by officers who saw him smoking a joint in a black Cadillac Escalade. The singer was in the car with another person, but only Thicke was arrested.
"He wasn’t driving," a police source tells the newspaper. "He was sitting in the car. He was arrested and a small amount of marijuana was recovered on him."
According to CBS News, Thicke was given a desk appearance ticket and released.
His rep had no comment.
Thicke is married to Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
star Paula Patton. The couple have a 22-month-old son
, Julian Fuego.