Nickelback's lead singer arrested for drunk driving

Friday, June 30, 2006

Chad Kroeger, lead singer of Canadian rock group Nickelback was caught drunk and arrested last week in Surrey, B.C. The investigation started last week after the lead singer was pulled over on June 22 at about 2 a.m. for driving erratically. Kroeger is from Hanna, Alberta, 170 km northeast of Calgary, Alberta.

The RCMP said the incident involving Chad Kroeger happened on June 22. Cpl. Roger Morrow said officers in two RCMP vehicles were suspicious of the way a vehicle was being driven, and stopped the car without incident.

Charges of impaired driving have been recommended by police against 31-year-old Chad Kroeger to the Crown prosecutor's office. But, no charges have been laid yet. Representatives for Kroeger had no comment.


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