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Rick Springfield Arrested for Missing Court Date

Rick Springfield Arrested for Missing Court Date The arrest stemmed from a previous speeding offense where the ‘Jessie’s Girl’ singer received three years probation. A bench warrant was issued Wednesday after Springfield failed to show up for a February court date. Rick Springfield's mug shot from his arrest nearly two years ago. The singer was arrested on Friday for failing to show up to a court appearance, but has since been released. Rocker and TV doctor Rick Springfield got an unwanted house call Friday from cops serving an arrest warrant. The “Jessie's Girl” crooner, 63, was hauled off to jail after missing a court date he apparently didn't know about related to a DUI probation. “My home away from home. Lost hills sheriff station. Arrested this am on a bench warrant,” he wrote in a subsequent Facebook posting that included a photo of the sheriff's booking station just outside Malibu, Calif. “I didn’t know that I was supposed appear in court a few weeks ago. It

Rick Springfield Arrested Today

Singer Rick Springfield Singer Rick Springfield was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday after missing a court date relating to a 2011 DUI conviction. The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was expected to appear before a judge last month to prove that he had completed a court-ordered alcohol education program as part of a plea deal he struck with prosecutors two years ago to avoid a stint behind bars. He failed to show and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest on Wednesday. Police turned up at the singer's Los Angeles home on Friday to execute the warrant and he was taken into custody at Lost Hills Sheriff's Station. However, Springfield's lawyer managed to have the warrant recalled by the time he was booked by cops and he was subsequently released. The singer took to his page while at the station and explained the incident to fans, insisting it was a mix-up. He writes, "I didn't know that I was supposed appear in court a few weeks ago. It was to do wit