So, this surfaced on the news-radar in the last few hours: Black Sabbath‘s Geezer Butler was arrested in California after an altercation at Corckscrew Saloon on the Furnace Creek in Death Valley, California. – TMZ reports.
Butler, who was booked at the Inyo County Jail under this full name of Terence Michael Butler, was charged with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism and has since been released “after detox and citation”.
The full press release from Inyo County Sheriff’s Department states:
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.