Ted Nugent’s drummer busted for DUI, assault and fleeing in stolen golf cart

By David Edwards
Monday, July 9, 2012 15:34 EDT
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Ted Nugent drummer Mick Brown
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The drummer for conservative rocker Ted Nugent was arrested over the weekend and charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly stole a golf cart and fled from police in Bangor, Maine.

According to the Bangor Maine Police Department’s Facebook page, Mick Brown, 55, stole a golf cart that was being used by event staff at Bangor’s waterfront pavilion after a concert featuring Nugent, Styx and REO Speedwagon.

“Several people had attempted to stop him but he sped away and was last seen operating the golf cart on the foot path by the Sea Dog restaurant,” the report says. “Officer Jordan reported that about a minute later he observed the golf cart with two women also on board near the Railroad Street grade crossing. As they attempted to stop Brown, he accelerated past them, past a third officer and when a security officer got close enough to stop him, Brown allegedly shoved the officer.”

“At that point two other security officers physically removed Brown from the cart and placed him on the ground. He was arrested.”

The report concludes: “No damage was reported to the cart although two traffic cones were damaged, one still under the cart, significantly so.”

Brown was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving to Endanger, Theft and Assault. He was released on $4,000 bail.

“Wild” Mick first joined up with Nugent in 2005 for the Unleash the Beast tour.

(h/t: MSNBC)

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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