08:26 PM EDT 08/22/2014
Originally posted 03/05/2008 11:00PM
Singer Scott Weiland of the rock band Velvet Revolver pleaded not guilty
Wednesday in a Los Angeles court to driving under the influence of drugs
with a prior conviction.
Weiland's attorney entered the plea on the singer's behalf. His next court date is April 4.
The singer, 40, was arrested for DUI in L.A. on Nov. 21, and was freed on $40,000 bail the following day.
Originally posted 03/03/2008 03:10PM
Velvet Revolver rocker Scott Weiland has finished a stint in rehab, his lawyer tells TMZ.com.
Weiland attorney Tony Brooklier says the singer, 40, completed 28 days in a treatment facility after checking in early last month. Weiland, whose treatment forced the band to cancel tour dates in February, is "doing well," Brooklier said.
Weiland was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after the former Stone Temple Pilots singer's arrest last November.
Originally posted 02/08/2008 02:45PM
Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland is voluntarily seeking treatment at a rehab facility, according to Blabbermouth.net.
Velvet Revolver's management released a statement to the site confirming the rocker, 40, "voluntarily entered a rehab facility" after the band's Los Angeles performance on Wednesday, prompting the group to cancel Thursday night's scheduled show in San Diego. "Velvet Revolver deeply apologize to their fans and thank them for sticking by the group," the band said in a statement.
Originally posted 12/12/2007 05:50PM
Scott Weiland was formally charged Wednesday for one count of driving under the influence of drugs with a prior conviction, prosecutors tell PEOPLE.
The Los Angeles City Attorney's office is also alleging that the Velvet Revolver singer, 40, refused to take a chemical test as required by law.
If convicted, Weiland faces a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine. His car could also be impounded for up to 30 days. However, City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan adds that Weiland faces "a minimum penalty of eight days in jail."
His arraignment is set for Thursday.
Weiland was arrested Nov. 11 in the San Fernando Valley after failing a field sobriety test. Police say he later refused to take a blood or urine test after he was booked at Van Nuys Jail.
Originally posted 12/03/2007 03:50PM
Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has been arrested for DUI.
Weiland, 40, who has long battled substance abuse, was arrested after crashing his car and failing sobriety tests on Nov. 11 in Southern California's San Fernando Valley, the California Highway Patrol said in a statement. No one was injured in the accident.
Originally posted 07/21/2007 04:00PM
Five months after his wife set fire to his designer suits and was arrested for felony arson, Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland says his life has settled down.
Originally posted 03/28/2007 07:00PM
Rock musician Scott Weiland's wife blamed an imbalance in her medication to treat a bipolar disorder for a weekend blowout that led to her arrest.
Originally posted 03/26/2007 05:30PM
The wife of Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was arrested and booked for investigation of felony arson vandalism after allegedly burning his clothes outside their Southern California home, police said Monday.
Originally posted 07/09/2004 08:00AM
PLANNED: An all-star creative team is set to give Spider-Man the Broadway musical treatment. Variety reports that The Lion King auteur Julie Taymor will direct, The Crying Game's Neil Jordan will write the book, and songs will be supplied by Bono and The Edge of U2. Talks are reportedly underway between Marvel Comics and Victor./Victoria producer Tony Adams. No word on a potential Spidey, though Hugh Jackman can do anything.
Originally posted 07/26/2002 01:00AM
Hall of Fame gets new inductees; Scott Weiland's a dad again; Liza Minnelli and hubby launch a TV series; producer sues over "The Osbournes."
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!