Jessica Simpson’s father Joe Simpson arrested for DUI

Jessica Simpson and Joe Simpson in 2010. Bryan Bedder / Getty Images file

Joe Simpson -- Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s father -- was arrested for DUI last weekend, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

The 54-year-old was arrested at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Aug. 4. Simpson was stopped at Ventura Boulevardl and Columbus Avenue 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.

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