Morgan Wallen Arrested On Three Felony Counts

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Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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Country music icon Morgan Wallen was arrested and charged with three felony counts early Monday morning after an incident at Eric Church’s Nashville bar.

Wallen, 30, was arrested in downtown Nashville after witnesses say he allegedly threw a chair off the sixth-story roof of Church’s Broadway-based Chief’s Bar, according to Billboard. Wallen’s attorney, Worrick Robinson confirmed his client’s arrest with the Daily Caller, saying that “At 10:53p Sunday evening Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. He is cooperating fully with authorities.”

Two Metro Nashville Police Department officers were standing on the street below the bar when the chair crashed to the ground just feet from them, according to WTVF. Bar staff, witnesses, and security camera footage allegedly showed Wallen as the culprit in the situation. Some said Wallen was laughing after he allegedly launched the furniture.

He was charged with three counts of reckless endangerment, danger to the public, and disorderly conduct. He reportedly posted a $15,250 bond around 3:30am and was released. The weekend marked the opening night of Church’s new bar, news of which received light coverage until the alleged incident with Wallen. (RELATED: Country Music Star Morgan Wallen Stops Concert To Kick Out Fighting Fans)

Wallen’s attorney did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller’s follow-up question on when he and Post Malone plan to release the full version of “I Had Some Help.” We’re praying it’ll be soon.

This is an evolving story. Please check back for updates.