Backstreet Boy Nick Carter ordered to alcohol treatment - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter ordered to alcohol treatment

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter was ordered into a three-month alcohol treatment program after pleading guilty to drunk driving.

Carter, 25, entered the plea Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court. The judge also ordered Carter to pay $1,200 in fines, placed him on three years' informal probation and restricted his driving privileges for 90 days, said Deputy District Attorney Tate McCallister.

Carter, who wasn't in court Tuesday, was pulled over March 5 in downtown Huntington Beach. He was charged with one count of driving under the influence and one count of driving with a blood alcohol level above 0.08, the legal limit.

The singer has said through his publicist that he was on prescription medication at the time ``and was unaware of its interaction possibilities.''

The Backstreet Boys, whose hits include ``I Want it That Way,'' ``Shape of My Heart'' and ``Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely,'' recently reunited after four years. Carter, the youngest of the group, released a solo album in 2002.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.