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2:56 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Ex-Grateful Dead Drummer "Baffled" By Kentucky Assault Charge

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Police in Harrodsburg, Kentucky have a warrant for the arrest of former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart stemming from an alleged assault after a recent show.

Harrodsburg Police Lt. Chad Powell told The Associated Press on Thursday that the warrant stems from an incident Saturday after a performance by the Mickey Hart Band at Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg.

In an email from his publicist, Hart says he is "totally baffled" by the assault claim and says it is completely false and without any basis.

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