Campbell Charged In Drunk Driving Case

Glen Campbell has been charged with assault and drunken driving in a hit-and-run collision near his Phoenix home last month.

Glen Campbell has been charged with assault and drunken driving in a hit-and-run collision near his Phoenix home last month. The artist was formally charged with aggravated assault, drunken driving, extreme drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident, the Maricopa County Attorney's office said yesterday (Dec. 2).

The criminal complaint was filed last week against Campbell, who was arrested Nov. 24 at his home after he allegedly struck another car and left the scene. Nobody was hurt. Calls to Campbell's publicist and lawyer weren't immediately returned.

Extreme drunken driving applies to a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 percent or higher. Breath tests on Campbell showed he had a 0.20 blood-alcohol level, according to court documents. The legal limit for Arizona drivers is 0.08 percent.

While in custody, police said Campbell became angry and kneed an officer, who was not injured. He was freed on $2,000 bail. The 67-year-old singer apologized last week and blamed the arrest on the accidental mixing of alcohol and a prescription anti-anxiety drug.


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