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Morgan Wallen arrested on felony charges for allegedly throwing chair from top of bar in Nashville


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Country music star Morgan Wallen was arrested Sunday night on a felony charge for allegedly throwing a chair from the roof of a Nashville bar, police said.

Warren, 30, was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment and one count of disorderly conduct following the incident at country artist Eric Church's six-story Chief's restaurant and bar in downtown Nashville. Metro Nashville Police Department announced that he has been charged with a crime. Police said in one document: social media posts Warren threw a chair from the top floor of the Chiefs mansion, and it landed on Broadway, near two police officers, police said.

Country music star Morgan Wallen was arrested Sunday night on a felony charge for allegedly throwing a chair from the roof of a bar.

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His lawyer, Warrick Robinson, confirmed the arrest and told CBS News in a statement that the singer is cooperating with authorities.

Warren's bond was set at $15,250. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 3 and was arrested Friday as he kicked off his One Night at a Time tour at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. He will be in Nashville for concerts from May 2nd to May 4th.

On Sunday, his country music friends celebrated his victory in the competition. country music television awards Located in Austin, Texas. Wallen's music video for “Last Night” was nominated for Best Male Video of the Year, but narrowly lost. Jelly Roll's “Need a Favor” video I won instead.

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Morgan Wallen was spotted performing the song “98 Braves” at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards held at Trust Park in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Country music star Morgan Wallen was arrested Sunday night on a felony charge for allegedly throwing a chair from the roof of a Nashville bar, police said. Warren, 30, was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment and one count of disorderly conduct following the incident at country artist Eric Church's six-story Chief's restaurant and bar in downtown Nashville. Metro Nashville Police Department announced that he has been charged with a crime. Police said in one document: social media posts Warren threw a chair from the top floor of the Chiefs mansion, and it landed on Broadway, near two police officers, police said.

Country music star Morgan Wallen was arrested Sunday night on a felony charge for allegedly throwing a chair from the roof of a bar.

Metro Nashville Police Department

His lawyer, Warrick Robinson, confirmed the arrest and told CBS News in a statement that the singer is cooperating with authorities.

Warren's bond was set at $15,250. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 3 and was arrested Friday as he kicked off his One Night at a Time tour at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. He will be in Nashville for concerts from May 2nd to May 4th. On Sunday, his country music friends celebrated his victory in the competition. country music television awards Located in Austin, Texas. Wallen's music video for “Last Night” was nominated for Best Male Video of the Year, but narrowly lost. Jelly Roll's “Need a Favor” video I won instead.

Morgan Wallen was spotted performing the song “98 Braves” at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards held at Trust Park in Atlanta, Georgia.

Derek White/Penske Media via Getty Images

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