Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested in Connecticut

Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested in Connecticut

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SINGAPORE - MARCH 22: Twelve time Grammy award winner Paul Simon performs on stage during the Timbre Rock & Roots Festival 2013 on March 22, 2013 in Singapore. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 11:27 AM

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Paul Simon has told a Connecticut judge that it was a rare argument with wife Edie Brickell that led to the two of them being arrested on disorderly conduct charges over the weekend.

Simon and Brickell held hands during the hearing Monday in Norwalk Superior Court.

Simon and Brickell each said they did not feel threatened by the other and they saw no need for a protective order. The judge asked the singers to return to court on May 16.

Police say a caller from their New Canaan home dialed 911 Saturday night and hung up. Police say officers who responded found minor injuries and believed it was a case of domestic violence.

 

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