Country singer Doug Supernaw was tossed in jail last week after police say he attacked five officers during a scuffle outside a Brenham, Texas, bar. Suparnaw was arrested early last Thursday, his 42nd
Country singer Doug Supernaw was tossed in jail last week after police say he attacked five officers during a scuffle outside a Brenham, Texas, bar. Suparnaw was arrested early last Thursday, his 42nd birthday, and held on charges of assaulting a police officer, public intoxication, and resisting arrest.
"He was supposedly causing a disturbance inside and supposedly he caused a problem with the bouncer and some other patrons," Brenham police detective Sgt. Daniel Gaskamp told The Banner-Press of Brenham, which is about 75 miles northwest of Houston.
Police responded at 12:15 a.m. and said they tried to calm Supernaw down. "He [Supernaw] sat down on the sidewalk and refused to move," Gaskamp said. Then Supernaw allegedly attacked five officers, who suffered minor cuts and scrapes.
In 1998, Supernaw was arrested on Valentine's Day at a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo barbecue cookout. He was charged with public intoxication and spent a day in jail, but the charges were dismissed. The year before, the Bellville, Texas, resident was arrested in Lubbock for being delinquent on child support payments.
Supernaw's last album listed on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart was 1995's "You Still Got Me" (Giant), which reached No. 42. He has since issued another disc, "Fadin' Renegade," which is available via his official Web site. The site notes that he is working on a new album and has tour dates set throughout Texas in October and November.
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