NewsSeptember 14, 2017 11:02 AM ET32,138 views

Quicksand guitarist arrested for shoplifting

Quicksand guitar player Tom Capone Quicksand guitarist Tom Capone was allegedly arrested earlier this week, forcing the band to perform their Phoenix, Arizona show as a three-piece. Capone, age 47, was reportedly booked in Maricopa County, AZ on Tuesday, September 12 on charges of "shoplifting-concealment" and "resist arrest-physical force." The arrest made Capone unavailable for the band's show later that day at the Crescent Ballroom. No further information is currently available. UPDATE: According to court documents, Capone stole 43 items from a CVS pharmacy in Phoenix, AZ. A "probable cause statement" reads as follows:
"On 09/12/17 at approximately 16:20 hours the defendant was observed on CCTV concealing merchandise at the CVS located at 50 W. Jefferson. CVS staff observed the defendant conceal items totaling 43 into his backpack and short pockets, and later passing all points of sale. CVS staff alerted an officer working off-duty at the City Scape Plaza in full Phoenix uniform. The arresting officer went to contact the defendant ouside and identified himself as Phoenix PD, ordering the defendant to stop. The defendant refused and continued to walk northbound when the arresting officer grabbed the defendant by the arm. The defendant immediately attempted to break the officer's grasp and flee, resulting in the arresting officer taking the defendant to the ground. Once on the ground the defendant resisted the arresting officer's efforts to place him under arrest where private security later ran to the scene to aid the officer. The defendant was then successfully placed under arrest with his hands cuffed to the rear. The arresting officer suffered a cut to his right elbow as well. During the Mirandized interview the defendant admitted to the shoplifting and resisting arrest. The defendant was identified by his New York license and was later booked in the Fourth Ave. jail."
Capone was eventually released from jail and is scheduled to appear at a status conference hearing on September 27, followed by an October 3 preliminary hearing, both in Phoenix. Meanwhile, Quicksand has revealed that Capone has exited the band's current tour to "work on his health":
"As some of you have noticed, we played our show this past Tuesday in Phoenix as a 3 piece. When we began working on new music in the Fall of 2016, Tom wasn't in a good place health wise. We wrote and recorded Interiors with the three of us. Flash forward to the Summer of 2017, the record was done and we were planning its release and the corresponding tours. Tom was in a much better place, and the four of us began rehearsing for the forthcoming tour. We were happy to be playing with him again and looked forward to the future. After a week of some amazing shows, the road has proved to be a difficult environment for Tom who's headed home to work on his health. We wish him all the best, and thank you all for your continued support."

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anonymous 9/14/2017 8:13:47 AM

don't you aging emo's have large enough guarantees that would prevent the urge to shoplift? your band is shit anyhow. Rot in sheriff Joe's pink prison.


anonymous 9/14/2017 8:14:00 AM

he couldn't just ask serg for a few bucks? SAD.


anonymous 9/14/2017 8:26:36 AM

They should really offer an array of Instagram filters for celeb booking photos, since they get released to the public eventually.


anonymous 9/14/2017 8:35:19 AM

Crazy cracker dindu nuffin et awe


anonymous 9/14/2017 8:53:51 AM

He had to steal because he still owes Cory Brandon money


anonymous 9/14/2017 9:10:25 AM

Ask Trump for a pardon


anonymous 9/14/2017 9:16:11 AM

I have a feeling this will quickly overshadow the Decapitated story


anonymous 9/14/2017 9:31:29 AM

LOL WTF


anonymous 9/14/2017 9:32:41 AM

Shoplifters of the world...unite and takeover!


anonymous 9/14/2017 9:58:23 AM

Sherif Joe's pink prison? Hey dumbass, Joe's gone and you don't go to prison for small theft.


anonymous 9/14/2017 10:12:08 AM

decapitated: man, we did some dumb shit this week... tom capone: hold my beer


anonymous 9/14/2017 10:14:58 AM

God damn is Cory Branden still going around collecting?


anonymous 9/14/2017 10:15:45 AM

Tom Capone > Al Capone


anonymous 9/14/2017 10:27:31 AM

I BEEN CAUGHT STEALING. ONCE. WHEN I WAS FIVE


anonymous 9/14/2017 10:28:52 AM

damn can't an emo get a break these days? prolly just some juice or hot fries, no biggie


anonymous 9/14/2017 11:09:19 AM

It doesn't feel like the same man. It doesn't feel the same at all. :(


anonymous 9/14/2017 11:09:31 AM

That's what happens when you join the Alt Right Tom.


anonymous 9/14/2017 11:15:25 AM

dumbass sagea


anonymous 9/14/2017 11:17:35 AM

Pretty insane he couldn't afford M&M's at a truck stop


anonymous 9/14/2017 11:34:27 AM

"According to a police report, Capone was observed on closed-circuit television shoplifting from the CVS pharmacy near Jefferson Street and First Avenue."


anonymous 9/14/2017 12:21:53 PM

Babyruuuuth?


anonymous 9/14/2017 12:27:38 PM

He was probably caught stealing a pack of American Spirit cigarettes.


anonymous 9/14/2017 12:37:20 PM

That was rather BOLD of you, Tom......I'll see myself out


anonymous 9/14/2017 1:05:54 PM

"anonymous1 hour ago That's what happens when you join the Alt Right Tom." Nah, thats when you actually get really into Judaism and Hentai.


xbumpx 9/14/2017 1:13:28 PM

man hardcore band members are losers


anonymous 9/14/2017 1:28:39 PM

This was a "Beyond" "Bold" move.


anonymous 9/14/2017 2:45:57 PM

This dude worked at a guitar shop in NY and I heard he stole guitars every week by taking out the cardboard boxes and leaving a guitar or 2 in there.


anonymous 9/14/2017 4:11:00 PM

47


chicken_gang_bang 9/14/2017 4:26:01 PM

Dunder mifflin ain't paying the bills


anonymous 9/14/2017 7:37:26 PM

Risk vs reward...


anonymous 9/15/2017 12:28:08 AM

lol @ their fb page saying he couldnt perform in phoenix because he wasnt feeling well


anonymous 9/15/2017 6:22:55 AM

he needed some KY jelly to go with his peanut butter crackers but his pink purse is what gave him away...


anonymous 9/15/2017 2:54:43 PM

Running like thievessss


anonymous 9/15/2017 9:58:53 PM

This dude worked at a guitar shop in NY and I heard he stole guitars every week by taking out the cardboard boxes and leaving a guitar or 2 in there. I used to do shipping at a music instrument store, and I thought about trying this all the time. I thought better though. Seemed way too easy.


anonymous 9/16/2017 8:23:58 AM

Being a criminal mastermind obviously runs in the Capone family


anonymous 9/16/2017 11:11:14 AM

cvs has absolute retards working there, how the hell did he get caught


anonymous 9/16/2017 2:11:09 PM

That was a Bold move


anonymous 9/16/2017 4:49:22 PM

cvs has absolute retards working there, how the hell did he get caught Read the article moron. Off duty cop was right outside.


anonymous 9/16/2017 9:21:24 PM

Oh yeah, plus he stole 48 items lol


anonymous 9/16/2017 10:36:56 PM

Guess he didn't want to dine alone.


anonymous 9/18/2017 11:05:12 AM

*shoplifters of the world unite* and as far as asking serj for a few dollah's this guy needs money,NOT foodstamps.^broke ass sage.


anonymous 9/18/2017 7:21:19 PM

He obviously has a problem that's beyond shoplifting. Be a fcking human and stop shitting on him and support him to find recovery. None of you would be commenting if his music never touched you. Have a heart for a broker her in need


anonymous 9/19/2017 6:53:20 AM

Have a heart for a broker her in need<--- ENGLISH MOTHERfckER,DO YOU SPEAK IT?


anonymous 9/19/2017 8:27:53 PM

Al is rolling over in his grave over this petty clown. FONOTUR ANNE


anonymous 9/20/2017 8:29:32 PM

"This dude worked at a guitar shop in NY and I heard he stole guitars every week by taking out the cardboard boxes and leaving a guitar or 2 in there." That move is called The Itow





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