Campbell Formally Charged in DUI Case

December 2, 2003 - Posted at 2:36 p.m. CDT

PHOENIX, AZ - Singer Glen Campbell is facing one felony charge and three misdemeanor charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident near his Phoenix home.

A formal complaint charges the 67-year-old Campbell with aggrevated assault, which is a felony.  He's also charged with misdemeanor counts of extreme DUI, DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Campbell, a Delight, Arkansas, native whose hits include "Rhinestone Cowboy," was arrested November 24.  He was taken into custody after a collision at an intersection near his home.  No one was hurt.

While in custody, Campbell allegedly kneed a police officer.

Campbell, who is free on bail, has blamed the mixing of booze and prescription medicine for his arrest.  He has apologized to his family, friends and fans.

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