Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Charged With ‘Poking’ Misdemeanors in Vegas
You can’t be a famous bad boy without getting into trouble now and again, but Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is fast approaching Pete Doherty status. The 50-year-old singer, who was recently released from jail on his second DUI conviction, was cited for two misdemeanors in Las Vegas this week. The charges stem from a March 24 incident with his ex-girlfriend and her entourage at the Hilton Las Vegas. Neil lives in Vegas where he operates several tattoo shops and bars, including one at the Hilton.
The Associated Press reports that Neil is accused of “poking” Alicia Jacobs and at least one of her friends in the chest, as well as cursing at them. These alleged pokes were real-life actions and not a Facebook thing; the charges are for battery domestic violence and disorderly conduct. If convicted, Neil could return to jail for six months per charge, in addition to being slapped with a pair of $1,000 fines.
“There are two sides to every story, especially when there are issues surrounding relationships,” Neil’s lawyer, David Chesnoff, told the AP. “We are looking forward to a trial on the matter.” Well, that’s an interesting take on it, at least. To be continued…