Sunday, 19 June 2011

Elvis in court on assault charges (October 19th 1956)

On October 19th 1956 Elvis Presley, along with Edd Hopper and Aubrey Brown appeared in a Memphis Court on assault and battery charges. It was alleged that all three had had a fight the previous night when Elvis had pulled into a Station at Gayoso and Second for repairs and was swamped by fans. Edd Hopper the Station Manager demamded that Presley leave and an altercation then ensued.

Elvis Presley: October 19, 1956

Elvis, Hopper and Brown were all arrested for assault and battery and disorderly conduct. Charges against Elvis were later dismissed. Hopper and Brown both ended up having to pay fines!

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