Kansas Metropolis prosecutors dismiss case towards Carey stemming from Dec. 2021 incident

Greater than a yr after Software drummer Danny Carey was arrested following a struggle at a Kansas Metropolis airport, prosecutors have opted to not pursue assault fees, placing an finish to the case.

Kansas Metropolis police initially acquired a “report of a disturbance between two males in an airport terminal” on Dec. 12, 2021; a day earlier than the incident, Carey — a local of Lawrence, Kansas, house to the College of Kansas and their Jayhawks — went again to his hometown to affix the college band for a matchup between KU and their rivals College of Missouri.

Carey was arrested for misdemeanor assault and later launched, however was not formally charged within the incident on the time. “The police report has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s workplace for overview,” Kansas Metropolis police advised Rolling Stone on the time.


13 months after the incident, prosecutors filed to dismiss the assault fees and designated it as a “closed confidential matter” on Jan. 23, Fox4KC reported.

Within the incident, Carey and one other man reportedly received into an argument that culminated in Carey calling the opposite particular person a homophobic slur and jabbing two fingers into his chest, based on the ticket issued by police. The opposite man was not arrested following the incident. TMZ later posted video of Carey’s arrest, with the drummer asking officers, “Who did I assault? Who did I assault?”