Monday, September 29, 2008

Mindy McCready Going Back to Jail

Mindy McCreadyCountry singer Mindy McCready will surrender to authorities in Franklin, Tennessee, on Tuesday September 30, 2008 to begin serving a 60-day sentence for violating her probation on a 2004 drug charge.

McCready whose debut album, Ten Thousand Angels, was released on 1996 and sold two million copies, was arrested for violating her probation for prescription drug fraud in June.

Attorney Lee Ofman told Reuters "Once she's done with that time, Mindy has met all of her obligations under her probation sentence,"

McCready has a long history of troubles, she was originally convicted of prescription drug fraud in 2004. In May 2005, she was arrested for DUI. In September 2007, McCready was sentenced to a year in jail for violating probation. In addition to the jail time, McCready was ordered to serve two more years of probation and perform 200 additional hours of community service.

"I am working very hard to put all of this behind me as quickly as possible so I can get back to what I like to do most: sing, write songs, and entertain," said McCready in a statement. McCready also said "I would like to thank my fans for their unwavering support as I continue to work on my recovery and to regain custody of my precious son, Zander."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What's wrong with Mindy McCready?
She is a very talented singer. Hope she gets help!