El DeBarge was arrested yesterday in Los Angeles, California for drug possession and suspected dealing.

According to TMZ, the soulful crooner was pinched around 2 p.m. in Encino, California during what appeared to be a drug deal near the 101 Freeway. He was arrested for possession of narcotics with intent to sell, and was booked and released on $30,000 bail. He is due back in court next month.

This marks the third time that DeBarge has been arrested since 2001.

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