Remember When David Bowie Was Arrested in Rochester?
David Bowie got arrested in Rochester once.
After a show he played at the arena in 1976, he was arrested with 3 of his friends on marijuana charges.
According to the Democrat + Chronicle:
David Bowie, the English rock singer, was arrested early yesterday at the Americana Rochester Hotel on marijuana charges. Three other persons, including a Rochester woman, were arrested with him.
They were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Police said they confiscated what they described as about half a pound of marijuana. The charge is a Class C felony, carrying a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.
Bowie passed away in 2016 from cancer.