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PUDDLE OF DDUM … Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin arrested on gun charges at LAX, held on $850K bail



Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin arrested on gun charges at LAX, held on $850K bail


By: Scott Baumgartner

Hollywood Life — Wes Scantlin, lead singer of the grunge band Puddle of Mudd has been arrested on gun charges at LAX.

He is currently being held on a $850,000 bail, according to the LA Sheriff’s Department. He was charged for boarding a plane with a BB gun.

There were two prior warrants out for him when he attempted to go through security which explains the hefty bail fee.

Unfortunately this isn’t Wes’ first run-in with law enforcement. He and then-fiancee Michelle Rubin were arrested in 2002 over allegations of domestic violence. The alleged altercation happened on the roadside on their way to a video shoot in Piru, CA, according to MTV.

Afterwards, the Ventura County DA decided not to pursue charges.

Read the full above story at Hollywood Life


The band was set to perform at “Bronson Rock” on Saturday September 9th in Keller Texas.

The club has posted a response to several online messages from angry fans regarding Saturday’s unfortunate events. Many fans were upset and were demanding a

The venue’s message posted told fans to contact the Puddle Of Mudd agent (manager) for a refund. The club then listed a direct phone number.

According to one post on the venue’s official Facebook page their online tix weres sold out for the show.


In recent weeks Metal Sludge reported on Puddle Of Mudd having missed multiple concerts. This first was back on August 5th in Franklin Ohio and ironically in Stafford Texas on the same night. The band missed their show again the following week on August 12th in Indiana.

Two weeks later the band missed 3 weekend appearances in Pennsylvania and Maryland on August 26th, 27th and 28th.

TMZ is also reporting Scantlin was arrested at LAX over the weekend and as noted above being held on previous warrants as well, with bail set at $850,000.00.




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