Two male crew members working on Britney Spears' worldwide tour have been charged with disorderly conduct and criminal conspiracy after a violent scuffle with Pennsylvania police.
Rockey DICkey and Alex Montes, road crew members on Spears' ongoing Circus tour, were arrested on Wednesday (25Mar09) night in Pittsburgh.
According to a criminal complaint, DICkey attempted to hit an officer who intervened during a drunken brawl with an unidentified man. Montes allegedly stepped in and placed the officer in a headlock and was arrested shortly after fleeing the scene, reports local news website
Police used a Taser gun to subdue DICkey, who has been charged with simple assault and resisting arrest.
DICkey and Montes have both been charged with disorderly conduct, criminal conspiracy and public drunkenness, and are being held on $100,000 (GBP68,495) straight bond.
Spears is scheduled to play at Pittsburgh's Mellon Arena on Friday (27Mar09).