FORMER RAINBOW/DIO BASSIST ARRESTED

Jimmy Bain, the former bassist of Rainbow and Dio, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.

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Sgt. Darin Ryburn of the Burbank, California police department spoke to press recently stating that Bain, 64, “was making a left out of the Fry’s Home Electronics store parking lot in his 1995 green Toyota Camry on to westbound Vanowen Street, near Hollywood Way, about 9 p.m. Tuesday night (August 28) when he pulled in front of another vehicle, causing a collision”.

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Police administered a field sobriety test, but Bain “failed to satisfactorily pass it”. The officers also discovered he was in possession of Vicodin pills without a valid prescription.

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Bain, who had an outstanding felony warrant for drugs, was arrested “on suspicion of DUI, possessing narcotic pills and the outstanding warrant”. He was released on Wednesday after posting $60,000 bail.

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The bassist is scheduled to appear in an LA court on September 19th.

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