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Cerebral Bore Members Mistakingly Arrested In Killer Hunt

Two members of Scottish death metal act Cerebral Bore were mistakenly arrested in New York City recently amidst the hunt for a man who murdered a number of people at a drug store.

The band had been out celebrating the end of a tour when guitarist Paul McGuire and bassist Kyle Rutherford went to a drug store in the early morning hours. Although the store's doors were open and the lights were on, it appeared that it was not officially open for business as an alarm went off, so the band members left and went to another store down the road. As they were leaving, a number of NYPD squad cars surrounded them and they were thrown to the ground by police officers and arrested at gunpoint. The two were charged with criminal trespass, petit larceny, burglary and criminal possession of stolen property.

The pair spent the next 36 hours being moved between crowded jail cells and witnessing violence and intimidation from the other inmates. The real drug store killer was later arrested and, following a court appearance, all charges were dropped and the members of Cerebral Bore were eventually released.

Watch a video of McGuire and Rutherfor discussing their harrowing experience below:

Source: BW&BK

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goatlady's avatar

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1. goatlady writes:

Holy sh**! That must have been an eye-opener. Poor guys!

# Jul 12, 2011 @ 3:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. R10 writes:

Wow,that tops anything in Rollins' "Get in the Van" about his Black Flag days. Yea,a night in Rykers,what a way to end a tour. Poor guys.

# Jul 12, 2011 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

WELL, ID BE TALKING TO A LWAYER ABOUT THIS LITTLE FIELD TRIP TO JAIL!!!!

# Jul 12, 2011 @ 3:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. btbamfav20 writes:

WTF?!?! Stupid f***ing cops need to be disbanded once and for all. Let the people rule the rules, because neighbours would be doing better work than corporate dogs sent to run u out of your house whenever u light a fart on fire

NP: Zombie Autopilot - Unearth

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