Maroon 5’s Mickey Madden was arrested following allegations of home violence on Saturday, June 27.
The Los Angeles Police Division confirmed to Us Weekly on Tuesday, June 30, that the bassist, 41, was charged with violating California penal code 237.5 (a), which makes it unlawful for somebody to “willfully inflict corporal damage leading to a traumatic situation” on a partner or cohabitant. In accordance with the reserving file obtained by Us, his cost degree is a felony.
Madden, who isn’t married, posted bail of $50,000, on Saturday, hours after going to jail. His subsequent courtroom date is scheduled for September 29.
“We’re deeply devastated by this disappointing information,” a rep for Maroon 5 instructed the New York Submit’s Web page Six on Tuesday. “As we study extra, we’re taking a look at this very severely.”
The rep continued: “For now, we’re permitting all the people concerned the house to work issues via.”
The musician was beforehand arrested for cocaine possession in New York Metropolis in January 2016. He accepted a conditional dismissal of the fees in Might 2016, in alternate for in the future of neighborhood service, the New York Every day Information reported on the time.
In accordance with police, Madden was arrested after he was noticed passing a vial of the drug to a different man exterior a bar within the East Village neighborhood of New York Metropolis.
His lawyer, Joe Tacopina, instructed the outlet that Madden by no means dealt with the medicine. “[Madden] was purely harmless,” he stated on the time. “He didn’t possess any narcotics. The person he was with did, however he didn’t.”
Six months after finishing his neighborhood service, Tacopina revealed that his shopper’s file could be expunged. “He’s a great man,” he added. “He’s not someone who has ever had any interplay with the regulation earlier than.”
The Texas native has been a part of rock group Maroon 5 since its inception in 1994. The band additionally contains Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton and Sam Farrar.
Neither Madden nor his fellow bandmates have commented on the alleged home violence and subsequent arrest.
When you or somebody you understand is experiencing home violence, please name the Nationwide Home Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 for confidential help.
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