Social Distortion - Punk Legend Casey Royer Handed Jail Sentence

Former Social Distortion drummer Casey Royer has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for taking heroin in front of his 12-year-old son.
The punk legend appeared at California's Orange County Superior Court on Wednesday (06Apr11) and pleaded guilty to one count of being under the influence of a controlled substance for taking an overdose which left him in hospital last month (Mar11).
The 52 year old was arrested upon his recovery.
He also faced a child abuse and endangerment charge as his young son was with him at the time of the incident, but it was dismissed by prosecutors.
Royer was handed a 90-day jail sentence and placed on probation for three years. He is currently free on bail while a date for his incarceration is set, according to Tmz.com.


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