DeBarge star Mark DeBarge has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession.

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According to a TMZ.com report, the R&B singer was in a Los Angeles hotel on Wednesday with a female companion when her parole officer paid a routine visit and allegedly discovered narcotics.

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DeBarge and his friend were then placed under arrest. He was taken into custody and booked for narcotics possession, and has since been released.

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It is the second time a member of singing sibling group DeBarge has fallen foul of the law in recent weeks -- El DeBarge was arrested in Los Angeles last month on suspicion of felony possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Their brother James is currently behind bars over assault and drug charges.