Report: Mike Starr arrested on drug charges
Radar Online is reporting that founding member and former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr was arrested Monday on drug charges. The arrest occurred in Los Angeles and was a felony narcotics charge. Currently he is being held at the Bauchet Street Jail with bail set at $100,000. He is schedule for arraignment on October 14th at the Pasadena Superior court.
Starr has been booked as a cast member for the upcoming “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” a show to air in January and follow the real-life experiences of celebrities going through rehab at the Pasadena Recovery Center.
This past May Starr had joined Facelift, an Alice in Chains tribute band, to perform three songs at a New York performance. According to Facelift Starr “was in great shape and form. [His] performance was flawless and this just about squashes all rumors of his prior poor health condition. The crowd response was amazing as crowd-surfing and high-decibel applause was present.”
Unfortunately this is not the first time Starr has been arrested for drug charges – his past infractions include DUI, reckless driving, and drug possession.