Bass participant Teddy Gentry, a founding member of the Grammy-winning nation band Alabama, was arrested on Monday and charged with a misdemeanor drug offense, jail data present.
Gentry, 70, was booked on suspicion of illegal possession of marijuana within the second diploma and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, in line with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Workplace in Alabama.
He was booked into the Cherokee County Detention Heart at 10:38 a.m. on Monday and launched at 11:06 a.m., data confirmed.
Gentry couldn’t be instantly reached for touch upon Tuesday at telephone numbers linked to his Fort Payne dwelling in close by DeKalb County.
A consultant for the band additionally couldn’t be reached for touch upon Tuesday.
Alabama has been enjoying for many years however was at its peak within the early and mid-Nineteen Eighties, successful vocal group of the yr from the Nation Music Awards for 3 consecutive years between 1981-83.
It received the CMA’s album of the yr in 1983 for “The Nearer You Get.” The tune additionally earned the group a Grammy in 1984 for greatest nation efficiency by a duo or group. Alabama received in the identical class the earlier yr for “Mountain Music.”
The band, which was inducted into the Nation Music Corridor of Fame in 2005, nonetheless excursions. Its subsequent gig is scheduled for Sept. 23 at Ball Enviornment in Denver.
Diana Dasrath contributed.