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Motley Crue’s Vince Neil To Serve Two Week Jail Sentence

Vince Neil is headed to jail. The Mötley Crüe singer has accepted a plea deal with prosecutors in Las Vegas on Tuesday that will send the 49-year-old rocker to the slammer for two weeks followed by two weeks of house arrest in connection with a DUI arrest last summer. According to the Associated Press, Neil agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence when he appears before a Las Vegas judge on January 26. The singer’s publicist released a statement in which Neil said, “I have recognized that you can’t drink and drive at all.”

 Neil was stopped while driving his black Lamborghini near the Vegas strip on June 27, 2010, after leaving the Las Vegas Hilton. The “Dr. Feelgood” singer, who lives in Vegas with his fourth wife, had declared his sobriety just a week before the arrest.

 ”There’s just a point in your life where you kind of stop, that’s what happened with me,” Neil maintained to an AP reporter in an interview about his tell-all book, “Tattoos & Tequila: To Hell and Back with One of Rock’s Most Notorious Frontmen.” Neil, who owns two tattoo shops and two bars in Sin City, told the reporter that he hadn’t used drugs in 20 years and had stopped abusing alcohol.

 The singer’s lawyer said on Tuesday that Neil could have faced up to six months in jail on the charge had he not taken the deal. He will begin serving his sentence on February 15, one week after his 50th birthday.

 It’s not the first time the flamboyant frontman of the 1980s metal band will go behind bars in connection with a drunken driving incident. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years probation in 1986 following a fiery 1984 car crash that killed 24-year-old Hanoi Rocks drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley. Neil was charged with vehicular manslaughter and DUI in the incident.

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