Warrant issued for Mindy McCready

Aug. 11, 2005 at 6:40 PM
share with facebook
share with twitter

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Legal woes are piling up for country singer Mindy McCready and she may not be able to escape jail time.

A judge in Franklin, Tenn., issued an arrest warrant for McCready late Wednesday for violating probation a second time, E! Online reported Thursday.

McCready, 29, last year was fined $4,000, ordered to perform 200 hours of community service and placed on three years' supervised probation for trying to fill a forged prescription for OxyContin.

She violated her probation in May when she was arrested in Nashville for driving under the influence and with a suspended license, court officials said.

Then she went to Arizona without permission, where she was charged with being involved in an alleged carjacking and then missed a scheduled court appearance in Tennessee last month after overdosing in a Florida hotel.

Tennessee authorities told E! McCready will not be able to post bond since this is her second probation violation and will most likely wind up in jail.

Related UPI Stories
Trending Stories