Roger Clinton, former president Bill Clinton’s half-brother, was arrested Sunday night,at around 8 p.m. in a traffic stop in Redondo Beach, California.
CBS News reports: “Roger Clinton is Bill’s half-brother, and has a well-documented history of trouble with substance abuse and causing political trouble for his famous sibling. Then-President Bill Clinton famously pardoned Roger Clinton for his 1985 conviction over cocaine possession. Roger Clinton has also been arrested for DUI previously.”
He is being held on a $15,000 bond.
The revelation comes just days ahead of the California primary, where Roger’s sister in-law, former Secretary of State and Former First Lady Hillary Clinton, is battling Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in a race that could potentially have a huge impact on the Democratic primary process leading up to the convention in Phillidelphia in July.
Monday morning, according to TMZ, Roger Clinton posted bail; he is scheduled to appear in court in September.
Roger Clinton is also well known as an actor and musician.