Country Singer Morgan Wallen Arrested on Felony Charges

Country Singer Morgan Wallen Arrested on Felony Charges

( – Morgan Wallen, 30, a country singer known for “Wasted on You,” was arrested on April 7 for allegedly throwing a chair from the roof of a six-story building. The incident happened in a popular downtown Nashville, Tennessee, bar on Broadway Street.

Three counts of felony reckless endangerment and a disorderly conduct misdemeanor landed him in the Davidson County jail. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department officers stated that the chair that Wallen threw landed just three feet from where they were standing.

The bar where the incident occurred was celebrating its grand opening weekend. The owner of Chief’s Bar is Eric Church, a country musician.

Wallen’s lawyer, Worrick Robinson, confirmed the incident on April 8, stating that he had been released and is cooperating with the authorities.

According to the arrest documents, Wallen was on the bar’s roof on April 7 at approximately 10:45 p.m. Eyewitnesses told the police officers that he lifted the chair up, tossed it over the roof, and laughed. The police officers viewed the security video and confirmed that Wallen was the perpetrator, making the arrest at 12:30 a.m., according to news sources.

His bond was $15,250, and he was released from jail about 3:30 a.m. According to the criminal court in Davidson County, his court date was scheduled for May 3. Wallen has upcoming performances in Nashville from May 2 through May 4 at Nissan Stadium. He then travels to Pennsylvania to perform his “One Night at a Time” circuit.

After Wallen’s arrest, he commented on the social media app Twitter to apologize for what he did. He stated that he was out bar-hopping with old friends, just messing around with them. He didn’t want to harm anyone, and he stated that he was sorry for the staff at the bar and anyone else affected by his horseplay. He also thanked the police and other authorities for their professionalism while doing their jobs.

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