On December 18, 1943, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones was born.
Richards has had his share of run ins with cops in a number of countries. His long and epic history of drug use led to his arrest in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada.
Rod Wood recounts one especially memorable encounter with the police that he and Richards had while on tour in the early 1980’s.
“We were doing drugs in the dressing room,” he said, “when suddenly the tour manager stuck his head around the corner and said, ‘The police are here!’ … We all panicked and threw our drugs in the toilet. And then Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland walked in.”
Not all police are the same.
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