Bernie Taupin Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

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May 20, 2013 | 2:17pm EST

Elton John’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Taupin, the mastermind behind hits like Tiny Dancer and Rocket Man, was taken into custody on 5 May after allegedly driving his truck into a wooden fence in Santa Barbara, California.
No one was injured in the accident, but the 63 year old is now facing DUI charges.
A court date for the star has not yet been set, according to local publication the Santa Barbara Independent.