Country singer Chris Cagle cited for misdemeanor assault

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tucson police cited country music singer Chris Cagle for misdemeanor assault after an incident at a nightclub.

Police say Cagle had just finished performing a benefit show when a woman became belligerent when he refused to sign additional autographs for her after signing several. Sgt. Mark Robinson says the 39-year-old singer punched the woman's boyfriend in the face early Thursday morning.

Cagle could not be reached for comment Thursday. The singer has produced two gold albums and his 2002 single "I Breathe In, I Breathe Out" reached No. 1 on Billboard's country music chart.

The benefit raised money for the Arizona's Children Association as part of radio station's annual charity drive.

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  • by diane Location: deridder,la on Jun 11, 2008 at 11:47 AM
    distant kin 2 cc and have been to 2 concerts.joined my grand kids up on caglehead fan club.........brought pictures & shirts...and yet to met him.what is up????????
  • by Caroline Location: Florida on May 28, 2008 at 08:55 AM
    I hope he still plans to play here in ocala florida thursday night the 29th and you can bet that if he does i will be happy to make sure he knows we all love him and that he did the right thing! Some people just dont know when to stop, and they have it coming to them.
  • by Carol Location: Knoxville on Apr 1, 2008 at 11:25 AM
    Sometimes it's the stupidest things that make the paper...
  • by stephy Location: 24 on Mar 26, 2008 at 09:54 AM
    stephy 247& chris cagle roxy mon gril love you yes!
  • by Raven Location: Tennessee on Feb 20, 2008 at 12:28 PM
    I think this is very funny. Fans just dont when to stop or shut up. ahaha. She and her boyfriend had it coming. =)
  • by Timbo Location: Blaine, TN on Jan 19, 2008 at 09:16 PM
    Seems as though Chris has right hook after all! I just wonder if he "breathed in" OR "breathed out" after delivering the knockout punch!
  • by Martha Location: Fulton,MO on Dec 18, 2007 at 08:07 AM
    Kudos to Chris for his donations to the Children's charity.....It is a shame none of the news are reporting the possitive stuff
  • by Jammie Location: Florida on Dec 18, 2007 at 07:56 AM
    I just wanted to say, I'm glad Chris is in the news again, but it would be nice if everyone was told about all the good he's been doing for St. Judes and other charities he has raised money for, and not just for the one bad incident that has happened. I agree the bad needs to be reported same as the good, but hopefully we'll see some more of the good being reported. After alll there has been alot more good than bad! Thanks for listening! And thanks for mention the fundraising he did and not just the punching! ~Jammie Florida
  • by Hollie Location: Tazewell TN on Dec 18, 2007 at 06:19 AM
    I am a proud Caglehead (Chris Cagle's fan club). I just thought I'd add to this "Strange News". What people are not being told is that at that same concert Chris donated the clothes he wore during the concert to be auctioned. They brought close to $3000.00 which went to the Arizona Children Association. He also donated ALL money made on his merchandise sales that night. He's one heck of a guy, always ready to lend a helping hand with any charity, especially those involving children! He's only human, we all make mistakes. I just hope that everyone takes a minute to check around about all the good things Chris does before trying to judge him on this one incident!


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