News: Fred Durst Arrested, now charged with assault.
It seems security guards are not
safe in rock n roll these days. It's not the rabid fans that attack them,
but the artist themselves. We reported a few months back on how the lead
vocalist of Godsmack had "smacked" a security guard, now Fred Durst has
joining in the newest Rock n Roll game, Security Guard Bashing. (SEE:Godsmack
frontman smacks security guard)
Fred Durst lead singer of the rap-metal
band Limp Bizkit was arrested on Monday July 12th in St. Paul, Minn. and
charged with assault. There was a minor scuffle on stage while the band
was playing at the Roy Wilkens Auditorium, Durst has been accused of kicking
a security guard in the head during the incident.
The bands personal security guard was in
the process of escorting a fan offstage, when two guards hired by the venue
jumped into the fry. According to witnesses at the show, Durst announced
to the audience after the incident that he had kicked a security guard.
After completing the show Durst was arrested
back stage and the later released on $50,000 bail. No court date has been
set, and this incident should not interfere with the bands current tour
St. Paul's Deputy
City Attorney George Stephenson says that Durst will be officially
charged in the next few days for assault and disorderly conduct.
If convicted Durst will be facing a maximum
penalty of 90 days in jail, a $700 fine, and two years probation
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