7:56 AM PT -- According to the arrest report -- obtained by TMZ -- Hunt crossed the center divider several times in his vehicle. While he was searching for his ID, cops say it was very openly sitting on his lap. Hunt took a field sobriety test and allegedly showed numerous signs of impairment on all tests conducted.
News 2 cameras were rolling as country music star Sam Hunt was released from the Metro jail.
Country Star Sam Hunt was arrested Thursday AM for drunk driving.
Hunt was allegedly driving the wrong way down a Nashville street when cops spotted him and pulled him over. Witnesses say he had been swerving as well.
According to police, Hunt smelled of booze and his eyes were bloodshot. Police say there were 2 empty beer cans next to him.
Police say Hunt, whose hits include "Drinkin' Too Much," had trouble pulling out his driver's license and instead handed cops a credit card and a passport. They also say he admitted to "recently" drinking.
Cops did a field sobriety test, and police say his blood alcohol level was .173 ... more than twice the legal limit.
Hunt was released Thursday morning after posting $2,500 bond. He's scheduled to appear in court January 17.