Thursday, August 09, 2012

Randy Travis gets his ass handed to him by the cops... his DUI arrest turns ugly when he wants to fight the cops

It's been quite a difficult year for Randy Travis. And, unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be getting any better. The country star is behind bars for the second time in 2012, after an arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated--and naked--Tuesday night in Texas.

Travis was picked up by the cops for public intoxication earlier this year, but the circumstances surrounding this arrest appear considerably more serious. A report from TMZ broke the news that the singer had crashed his car close to midnight near his hometown of Tioga, was found lying in the road nude at the scene, and verbally threatened the officer who arrived to investigate.

Local news KTEN confirmed the details, and Grayson County police released a report including information that Travis refused to cooperate with a blood or breath test, as well as made "threats to shoot and kill" the officers transporting him.

Travis's mug shot shows the star looking battered and bruised, but it's not confirmed or clear that the injuries were a result of the crash. No other cars were involved.

He was charged Wednesday with a felony of "retaliation" for his alleged aggression toward the officer, as well as the expected DWI. Bond is set at $20k and $1500.00, respectively, for the two charges.

Travis's previous arrest was in early February, when he was found parked in front of a church with an open bottle of wine. The star--who claimed first he had been fighting with a girlfriend, then said he was celebrating Super Bowl Sunday--was charged with a misdemeanor and released a few hours later.

In addition to his problems with the law, Travis has been grappling with his ex-wife and former manager Elizabeth, whom he divorced in 2010 after 20 years of marriage. The couple fired off dueling lawsuits against each other in April and May--Elizabeth's claiming breach of contract, Randy's accusing sabotage of his career.

In late September 2011, Travis collapsed on stage mid-performance at a benefit show. Doctors stated the incident was due to a combination of dehydration, caffeine and allergy medication usage, and overheating.

There was no immediate comment from Travis's camp on his most recent arrest as of Wednesday morning. The singer has tour dates scheduled starting August 17, as well as a benefit performance for a veterans' charity at Tampa's Republican National Convention August 29.

21 comments:

Anonymous said...

He's not really a star anymore.
just living the songs that he wrote.

Aldo Raine said...

Fucking drunken hillbilly motherfucker. Glad you guys tuned him up. Anyone that threatens you guys or us when we arrive to treat the prick needs to be made an example of.

Forever and ever, Amen.

Aldo Raine

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Anonymous said...

White (Hillbilly) trash at its finest!

Anonymous said...

Tales of the rich and famous....and stupid. A definite candidate to be chained to the kitchen stove.

I Voted For Obama said...

Obama is glad that Randy Travis is a Republican.

Anonymous said...

I'll have what he's have'n. Make it a double.

Anonymous said...

Chief hillbilly walrus whale ass AKA the stomach smokes pole

Anonymous said...

Somebody should tell Randy to at least put some clothes on when he goes out drinking and driving.

Anonymous said...

Randy will be moving to Mt. Greenwood after he clears up his DUI's.

Anonymous said...

My girl friend left me, I crashed my pick up truck,my dog ran away. Sounds like one of his songs !!

Anonymous said...

Is that really randy Travis or is that a mt. Greenwood hinky dinks drunk? He looks great if it is a hinky dinker

Anonymous said...

that wooden cross song sucks anyway..

Anonymous said...

Can you give him a wood shampoo?

Anonymous said...

Too bad, liked some of his old tunes.

Anonymous said...

He's got Canaryville written all over him.

Anonymous said...

Randy will be sucking radiator hose in the joint in the near future. My guess is enjoying it, too.

Anonymous said...

Bazinga

Mr. SouthSide said...

Randy Travis could buy "the 'Ville" with his pocket change.

Anonymous said...

Nothing but a hillbilly home wrecking lowlife. Seems like he's running from something, guilt maybe? Like the other poster said, I sure hope he enjoys that radiator hose getting jammed in his throat. Enjoy the eventual state pen stay..

Anonymous said...

Nothing but a hillbilly home wrecking lowlife. Seems like he's running from something, guilt maybe? Like the other poster said, I sure hope he enjoys that radiator hose getting jammed in his throat. Enjoy the eventual state pen stay..