||BREAKING NEWS JIMMY BAIN BUSTED FOR DUI AND ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF PRESCRIPTION MEDS
30th August 2012
Former Dio bassist Jimmy Bain has been busted for DUI and illegally possessing prescription medications after a car accident on Wednesday night, accoring to celebrity gossip site TMZ.
Apparently Jimmy got into what is being described as a minor traffic accident in Burbank, Calif., at approximately 9:30pm PT, and according to the responding officers, he was under the influence and it was suspected to be more than just alcohol.
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TMZ has reported that Jimmy failed a field sobriety test and a search of his car apparently found Vicodin pills that he didn't have a prescription for. He was subsequently arrested and booked on a misdemeanor DUI charge and felony possession of a prescription medication.
But Jimmy also had an outstanding drug warrant on record. He was released on $60,000 bail.
Jimmy was Dio bass player between 1982 and 1989 and then again from 1999 to 2004 and was also a member of Rainbow with Ronnie James Dio for a short time.
His last release was the 2006 disc 'Frozen Summer' with the band 3 Legged Dogg. He currently tours with a group called Hollywood Allstarz featuring a cast of players from the 80s including former members of Quiet Riot and Lynch Mob.