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Jessica Simpson's Dad Joe Simpson Arrested For DUI

Jessica Simpson and Joe Simpson attend the grand opening of the Casino Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia on July 2, 2010 -- Getty ImagesJessica Simpson and Joe Simpson attend the grand opening of the Casino Club in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia on July 2, 2010 -- Getty Images

Joe Simpson - Jessica and Ashlee Simpson's father - was arrested for DUI earlier this month, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

The 54-year-old was arrested at approximately 10:15 PM on August 4. Simpson was stopped at Ventura Blvd. and Columbus Ave. in Sherman Oaks, Calif., a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson told Access.

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He was taken into custody and released the following day.

Simpson's bail was $5,000.

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The LAPD spokesperson was not able to confirm if Simpson took a breathalyzer test following his DUI arrest.

-- Jesse Spero

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