Franz Ferdinand's Frontman Busted for Criminal Offense


Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand


Alex Kapranos was caught by Mexican police for drinking alcohol in public during a night out over the weekend, but he escaped a fine.

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos was "busted" by cops in Mexico over the weekend after he was caught drinking on the street. The singer was enjoying a night out with pals in Mexico City on Saturday, April 10, celebrating the conclusion of the band's Latin American tour.

But the festivities came to an early halt when Kapranos was stopped by police who questioned him over concerns he was drinking alcohol in public, which is considered a criminal offense by Mexican authorities.

Kapranos escaped with a fine, and joked about handing over a U.S. fifty-dollar bill, which features a portrait of former president Ulysses S. Grant. In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "Just been busted by Mexico City cops for drinking tequila in street. All fine. My American friend Grant sorted it. My friend Grant, for those who haven't met him. Mexican cops seem to hold him in high regard."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Sasheer Zamata Quits 'SNL' After Four Seasons
  2. 'Titanic' Director Is Sued by the 'Real' Jack Dawson
  3. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  4. Report: Katy Perry Is Dating Takeoff of Migos
  5. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  6. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  7. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  8. This Waitress Found Naked in Orlando Bloom's Hotel Room After a 'Night of Incredible Sex'
  9. Billboard Music Awards 2017: Nicki Minaj Slays Epic Medley, Camila Cabello Makes Live Solo Debut
  10. Diddy Unveils 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' Trailer at Billboard Music Awards

CELEBS PHOTO