Not quite sure how we managed to missthis one
, butBill McKay
, who sings and plays keys inLeftover Salmon
, was arrested at his home on Tuesday morning by Eagle County Sheriff. The musician, who also leads the Bill McKay Band andDouble Parked
, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a female that he reportedly met after a gig that the former outfit played in Edwards, Colorado, on New Year's Eve. Yesterday, McKay's Leftover bandmate, Drew Emitt,retracted earlier comments
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he had made toColorado Daily's Wendy Kale
, essentially asserting that McKay had been fired from the band. Emmitt made the statements assuming that they were off the record. McKay is currently free on a $15,000 bond and due back in court on Tuesday, January 27. We'll obviously have more on this as this story develops.