Mickey Madden faces community service after cocaine incident

Mickey Madden backstage in Milan at a Maroon 5 concert in 2016.
Maroon 5 bassist accepts offer for community service

Mickey Madden, long time and founding member of pop rock band Maroon 5, has been ordered to follow through with one day of community service after a drug incident got the musician arrested involving cocaine in January of this year.

A statement was revealed through New York Daily News which depicted that the musician took a deal in an East Village cocaine case Tuesday, May 17th in which he was arrested with Ivanka Trump's producer ex-boyfriend, the Daily News has learned.

Grammy-winning bass player Mickey (Michael) Madden, 36, got a conditional dismissal offer and agreed to do one day of community service in Manhattan Criminal Court after a brief appearance Tuesday. 
Cops said Madden passed a vial of cocaine to James (Bingo) Gubelmann, 35, while standing outside St. Dymphna's bar on Saint Marks Place about 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 21. 
They were arrested and issued desk appearance tickets without fanfare that morning, records show. 
But Madden's lawyer Joe Tacopina said the musician never even touched the drugs.

Read the complete statement here:

We need to keep Mickey and those involved in our minds and wish them the best of luck. Cocaine is not something to get involved with and we understand that one of our own Mickey has been messing with the drug. Good luck, Mickey and others.


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