AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, who was recently sentenced to home detention, has once again been arrested Saturday night in Tauranga, New Zealand.
Rudd‘s lawyer Craig Tuck told Fairfax Media: “All I can say is he has been arrested and will be appearing on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Tauranga District Court. That’s all I can say for now and that’s all I am telling everyone who is calling.”
The arrest comes just over a week after Rudd was sentenced to eight months’ home detention, after he admitted charges of threatening to kill an employee, and for methamphetamine and cannabis found in his home in a police raid in 2014.
Rudd offered $200,000, one of his cars, a motorbike or a house, as payment to kill the assistant, according to reports.
During the sentencing, judge Thomas Ingram told the drummer”was nowhere to hide” and that if drugs or alcohol were found in his system, he’d return to jail. “I stone cold guarantee that’s where you’ll end up. I’m not your headmaster, I’m not your father, I’m a judge,” said Ingram. As of Saturday night, the drummer was still behind bars.