TMZ — Wes Scantlin learned the first rule about driving while (allegedly) holding … don’t have expired tags.
Beverly Hills cops tell us the Pudd of Mudd singer was pulled over for expired registration a week ago and things escalated when they realized there was a warrant out for his arrest.
Cops searched his car, and found a controlled substance … whatever it was, it was enough for cops to hook him up and take him to jail.
Scantlin was booked on misdemeanor drug charges.
His bail was set at $51,000 — which he posted within hours.
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