BOCA RATON, Fla. - Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was arrested at his home
and charged with assault related to domestic violence.
Stapp was charged
with one count of domestic assault with intent to commit a felony Sunday and was
being held without bond, according to a Palm Beach County Jail official who was
reached by telephone and would not give her name.
No one was injured and no
one was taken to the hospital, said Paul Miller, a Sheriff's Office spokesman.
Miller declined to identify the victim and said he had no information about
any physical violence.
"We don't know exactly what occurred here," said
It wasn't immediately known if Stapp had an attorney.
was married a year ago last February at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami
to former Miss New York Jaclyn Nesheiwat.
Nesheiwat declined to comment
"It's just a rough time," she told The Palm Beach Post.
Stapp's former band, Creed, sold more than 25 million records in the United
States. He has since launched a solo singing career.
immediately respond to phone messages left on his cell phone and at his office
after hours by The Associated Press. Stapp's manager did not immediately return
an e-mail seeking comment or a telephone message left at his office after hours.
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