Soul singer Wilson Pickett has been charged with drunken driving for taking his four-wheel-drive vehicle across the lawn of his neighbor, the mayor of Englewood, N.J., and threatening him, police said Wednesday.

In his latest run-in with the law, Pickett, a star of the Memphis soul scene in the 1960s and 1970s, also was charged with resisting arrest and possession of weapons - a baseball bat and a sheathed hunting knife.Pickett, 50, was arrested early Tuesday and spent the day in the police lockup. He was released in the late afternoon after posting 10 percent of his $25,000 bail.

Pickett is a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.