Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin was arrested in L.A. last night after cops say he roughed up his ex-wife in front of several witnesses … our sources has learned.
Law enforcement sources tell us … police were called to a business in West Hollywood around 3:30 pm after someone reported Scantlin shook his ex-wife and then tried to drag her by the arm or the shirt.
When cops arrived … we”re told deputies spoke with witnesses and the victim — and decided to arrest Scantlin for domestic violence.
We”re told Scantlin was extremely uncooperative during the arrest — one source tells us, “He was very mouthy.”
Sources tell us Scantlin — who penned the hits “She Hates Me” and “Blurry” — is currently in custody and bail has been set at $20,000.
It”s been a rough month for Scantlin, who was arrested on May 7 on warrants stemming from his cocaine case.