Maroon 5 Bass Player Mickey Madden Arrested, Charged With Intimate Partner Violence

Brenda Watkins
July 2, 2020

Mickey Madden, a bassist for the multi-platinum selling band Maroon 5, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, Calif., after an alleged incident involving domestic violence, Fox News has confirmed.

Madden, who is a founding member of the band, was accused of "intentionally committing a traumatic injury to a spouse or cohabiting partner", read on Page Six , where the wording of the California Criminal Code has been reported. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department also confirmed to PEOPLE that he had been arrested, but did not provide further details. The bassist is not married, and the identity of the alleged victim is not clear at this time. As we learn more, we are looking at this very seriously.

Afterward, he posted bail for $50,000.

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Madden was previously arrested in 2016 after allegedly passing a vial of cocaine to a man in a NY bar. Madden now resides in Los Angeles and is not married.

"We are deeply devastated by this disappointing news", a rep for Maroon 5 tells PEOPLE in a statement. The charges were dismissed and he was given a day of community service.

Madden has been a member of Maroon 5 since its inception, and was a member of early incarnation Kara's Flowers with Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael and Ryan Dusick, which formed in 1994.

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