Bassist Teddy Gentry was busted for drug possession in the band's native state on Monday.

Gentry, 70, was booked into the Cherokee County Jail for unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to jail records.

Gentry was released from his own recognizance less than 30 minutes later. The spokesperson for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office But the officer added that Gentry will certainly be rearrested in the future.

Per Alabama law, petit possession in the second degree imply the weed was purely for personal use, and Gentry's prices are misdemeanors, as possession of a controlled substance is not legal in Alabama.

An arrest came after the deputy stopped an automobile that Gentry was driving, according to the spokesman.

A spokesperson for the band has no comment, but is certain that the malfunction will not conflict with their future show dates, that are scheduled for through that year.

Gentry, who lives in Fort Payne, Alabama, is a co-founder of the low-rise country music group alongside his cousins Randy Owen and Jeff Cook. The three brothers formed the band Wild Country in the late 1960s, and four years later changed their name to Alabama.

The "Dixieland Delight" singers, inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005, have sold more than 73 million records and notched 21 straight number-one hits, according to their own website.