Monday, October 22, 2007
Spoiled Kid Rock (Robert Ritchie) Arrested For Spat With Harlen Akins
Kid Rock (Robert Ritchie) was arrested early Sunday morning after a spat at a Georgia waffle house. Fox 5 News in Atlanta indicated that Kid Rock was eating at approximately 5:15 in the morning when Harlen Akins, recognized a female member of Rock's entourage. A verbal altercation progressed and moved out into the parking lot. A fight allegedly ensued. Kid Rock and his "boyz" apparently left. Police subsequently pulled over Kid Rock's tour bus.
Kid Rock and five passengers were arrested and charged with battery. He posted bond by 5 PM. Akins was charged with felony assault and second degree criminal damage to property.
What ever happened to the lessons we used to teach kids that sticks and stones may break our bones, but names and faces will never harm us?
Update 7-24-08: Singer Kid Rock was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation, fined $1,000 and ordered to complete 80 hours of community service. In addition, he has to complete 6 hours of anger management courses. He was represented by Darryl Cohen. Kid pled no contest to one count of simple battery, a misdemeanor. Guitarist Jason Krause, received a similar sentence.
Akins was charged with one felony count of second degree criminal damage to property for breaking the window.