|Inyo County Sheriff’s Department|
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler was arrested early Wednesday following a bar brawl in California.
The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement, saying that “shortly after midnight on January 27th, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a verbal and physical altercation that took place at the Corkscrew Saloon located at the Furnace Creek Ranch property in Death Valley National Park.”
“After the Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputy arrived on scene and interviewed witnesses. it was determined that there had been an argument that escalated into a physical confrontation - resulting in an individual being struck, and a broken window.”
“Terence Michael Butler – a 65-year old man from Beverly Hills, CA – was arrested for misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism.”
“Butler was booked into the Inyo County Jail and released after detox and citation.”
Butler and Black Sabbath are expected to regroup this year to write and record a final album before performing a farewell tour.
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