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Scott Weiland Released From Jail

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In a somewhat shocking move, Stone Temple Pilots/ ex-Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland has been released from prison after serving a mere thirteen minutes in jail!

Apparantly he turned himself in to the authorities at 8:55 in the morning and was officially booked not long after noon. He was then assigned a housing location at 6:41 but was released at 6:54.

Scott Weiland was wanted by the authorities on an outstanding DUI charge from November. He was scheduled to serve eight days in jail.

Scott Weiland will be touring with Stone Temple Pilots this summer and is also recording a new, double disc solo album.

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1. deathbringer writes:

That's American justice for you! Movie and Rock stars don't get any special treatment. :-)

# May 13, 2008 @ 11:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. godlike writes:

" released at 6:54 " .....so does that mean he was wasted again by 7:05..?
This guys death from an overdose is probably long overdue... what an idiot...!!

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# May 13, 2008 @ 11:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Txmetalhead writes:

I believe you are being sarcastic, right - post 1?
I think you mean they DO get special treatment.

# May 13, 2008 @ 1:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. deathbringer writes:

Yes, pure sarcasm.

# May 13, 2008 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Kalis_wrath writes:

Its just like then sending Martha Stewart to "jail." I think the system wants Scott dead.

# May 13, 2008 @ 4:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. BLACKDOG writes:

Either way I think we can safely say Scott may very well be on borrowed time.Sad but true.He should be locked up for his own good.I just wonder how he did it.Did his record label pull some string's?Did his lawyer get him off with a loop hole?Did somebody get paide?Because if he O/D's it's the fault of the a$$hole That got him out of his punishment.

# May 13, 2008 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. psythe writes:

At least he turned himself in. Other than that, gotta agree with everyone above me. Except maybe Kali, I don't know that there is a 'system' so to speak, and if there is, I don't see why it would waste its attention on people like Scott f***ing Weiland. And Blackdog, I'd say the fault would remain Weilands. You can take a horse anywhere the f*** you want, but if it's gonna drink, it's gonna drink, you know?

# May 13, 2008 @ 7:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Kalis_wrath writes:

The system refers to the prision officals and government to an extent Psythe. One in "the system" may say that because they are in prision or someone may say that a police officer, prision guard or warden is part of "the system." I guess its an American term.

# May 13, 2008 @ 7:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. psythe writes:

^I hold to my "why would they care about him" argument, but the term 'system' makes more sense now :) Same thing they call 'the man', basically, hahah.

# May 14, 2008 @ 12:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Kalis_wrath writes:

Well it could be that they know how much of a lost cause he is and tired of dealing with him. I dont know how true it is and I dont know if its because they care about him. Just seems that they dont care which is why they just let him go.

# May 14, 2008 @ 12:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Cynic666 writes:

13mins... not bad. What do you get for murder in the states? An hour?

# May 14, 2008 @ 4:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BLACKDOG writes:

To true psyth.But I say that because even though he's a celebrity who got special treatment.When clearly he should not have.If it was me or you with the drug problem.They'd of jailed us and while in jail given us treatment while we were there.Because the law requires it.Then on the other hand like you saide to make a long story short.If he does not truly want help then all the help in the world is useless.

# May 14, 2008 @ 7:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. psythe writes:

Yeah, I agree, it's bullsh** that they can just call in and get out of there. A person's a person, and a crime's a crime. You do the crime, you do the time, I don't care if you're Oprah or some homeless bum, man. The only reason he should be allowed back out is if he was allowed to pay bail and he did. That's ok by me, as long as everyone gets that same treatment.

# May 15, 2008 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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