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Published: 2012/09/13

Warrant Issued for Mickey Hart’s Arrest

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart. According to a TMZ report, Hart assaulted someone at a Mickey Hart Band show on September 8 at Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY. The alleged victim of the assault is said to have filed a police report following the incident, resulting in the charges against Hart.

As of press time, Hart’s camp has yet to comment on the incident.

Update: Hart has now posted a statement to his Facebook page, which reads:

I am totally baffled by a bizarre claim of assault by me coming out of Kentucky – the home of Bluegrass and a state I love dearly. Any accusation or claim of assault against me is completely false and without any basis whatsoever. I played drums on “Shakedown Street,” but I never expected to be “The Victim or the Crime.”

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