Pearl Jam’s old drummer is currently on the run from Texas police for dealing drugs

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Before today, Dave Abbruzzese was best known for his time spent drumming for Pearl Jam, having manned the kit for two of their early albums, the seven-times platinum Vs. and its more experimental follow-up, the five-times platinum Vitalogy. (Holy hell, Pearl Jam sold a lot of records in the ]90s.) After today, well, that might change: He is currently wanted by the Denton County Police in Denton, Texas, for multiple charges, including the manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance—aka dealing drugs. That is a class-A felony, which could result in anywhere between five and 99 years in prison. He is also facing a second charge for possession of a controlled substance for an amount under 28 grams, class-A misdemeanor that could land him in county jail for a year and pay up to $4,000 in fines. So, yeah, not the best day for this guy right now.

Here’s Abbruzzese’s most recent mugshot; a $1,000 reward is being offered if you can provide information leading to his arrest.

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Here’s Abbruzzese in what were most likely decidedly better days (while he did not record on this song, he is in the music video):

(h/t Dallas Observer)