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.
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