Steve Johnson Wiki – Steve Johnson Bio
Steve Johnson, the former drummer for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Alabama Shakes, has been arrested on child abuse charges, according to multiple outlets.
He was arrested last Wednesday morning in Limestone County, Alabama, and is currently being held at Limestone County Jail on a $21,500 bond, jail records show.
Johnson is 35 years old.
According to WHNT News 19, Johnson was indicted on charges of willful torture, willful abuse, and cruelly beating or otherwise willfully maltreating a child under the age of 18.
Johnson’s arraignment date is reportedly set for April 7.
A rep for Johnson could not be reached. It is unknown if he has an attorney.
Steve Johnson Arrested
Johnson was arrested on Wednesday and was ordered held in Alabama’s Limestone County Jail on Sunday morning.
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Johnson was held on bond set at $21,500, records show. It was not clear if he has an attorney who could comment on the charges. Managers for the band did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
Johnson pleaded guilty in March 2020 to violating a domestic violence protection order in Limestone County. He received a suspended sentence of a year in jail, with 24 months on probation.
He was also accused of violating conditions of his probation given along with a one-year suspended sentence in March 2020 after he pleaded guilty to violating a protective order, WAFF said.
An arraignment date is set for April 7.
Johnson is the founding member of the Grammy Award-winning rock band. The Athens, Alabama-based band has been on hiatus since 2018. After success with hits like “Hold On,” lead singer Brittany Howard decided to focus on her solo project.