Jul 11 2011 5:27 PM EDT
and Cambria bassist Michael Todd was arraigned Monday (July 11) in a
Massachusetts court, one day after he was arrested for allegedly robbing a
Walgreens pharmacy just hours before his band was set to open a show for
Todd appeared in Attleboro District Court, where the charges against him —
armed robbery and unlawful possession of prescription narcotics — were
officially read. Judge Daniel O’Shea also increased Todd’s bail from $10,000 to
$25,000 cash, citing the musician’s out-of-state addresses and past record,
which includes a previous conviction for drug possession and an arrest for
According to Attleboro’s Sun Chronicle, assistant district attorney Mark Donovan
requested Todd’s bail be raised to $100,000 cash, but local attorney Sandra
Ferreira, who represented Todd at the bail hearing, pleaded that the amount
remain at $10,000, arguing that he lives in New York state with his parents, has
relatives in Cape Cod and would appear in court as required. Attleboro police
said he had originally given them an Anaheim, California, address for his
Todd is being held on the $25,000 bond and is due back in court to answer the
charges against him on August 9. Messages left for Ferreira were not responded
to by press time.
Todd was arrested Sunday afternoon allegedly entering a Walgreens, showing a
pharmacist a BlackBerry note that said he had a bomb and demanding OxyContin. He
was given six bottles of the prescription painkiller and hopped into a cab bound
for the Comcast Center in nearby Mansfield, Massachusetts, where Coheed and
Cambria were set to open for reunited grunge gods Soundgarden. He was then taken
into custody after being identified by the cab driver and the pharmacist via
security-camera footage taken from inside the store.
Coheed played their Sunday night set with multi-instrumentalist Wes Styles
filling in for Todd on bass, and later wrote on their website that they planned to continue the tour without him.
Michael Todd was born on August 19th, 1980 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Todd_(musician)
August 19th, 1980
8 + 19 +1+9+8+0 = 45 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = OxyContin. Painkillers. Addiction. Pain. Regret.
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