People Staff
December 21, 2007 AT 11:15 AM EST

The Miami Herald reports that Armando C. Pérez, better known as the rapper Pitbull, was taken to the Miami-Dade county jail early Friday morning for driving under the influence.

Not many details are available, but reports inform that Pérez was booked at 6:51 a.m., Eastern Time. The reggaeton singer, 26, will have to pay a $1,000 bail in order to be released.

Last month, the rapper of Cuban descent released his album The Boatlift, a disc inspired by his mother. The “Ay chico” singer is currently ranked at number 24 on Billboard’s top independent album chart.

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