Shins Star Crandall Released From Jail
THE SHINS rocker MARTY CRANDALL has been released from jail following his arrest on charges of assaulting his model ex-girlfriend. The New Slang star was held on $25,000 (GBP12,500) bail by Sacramento County, California, police after he was charged on Friday (04Jan08). Crandall and Elyse Sewell, who has previously appeared on reality TV show America's Next Top Model, were both arrested following an incident at a Sacramento hotel. Sewell was released on Saturday (05Jan08) and Crandall was finally freed on Monday (07Jan08). He's due to appear in court on Tuesday (08Jan08). The Shins' record label, Sub Pop, issued the following statement: "Marty Crandall and his ex-girlfriend Elyse Sewell were both arrested over the weekend following an argument at a hotel which resulted in staff calling the police. "They were both taken into police custody and released over the weekend. There will be no further comment at this time and we would appreciate their privacy being respected."