SLIPKNOT STAR ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

Paul Gray, aka The Pig, is apprehended after a car accident...

SLIPKNOT bass player PAUL GRAY has been arrested on drug charges following a car accident in the band’s hometown of DES MOINES, IOWA.

According to police, Gray jumped a red light in his Porsche on June 1, before colliding with another car proceeding through an intersection. Police said they found two syringes, small amounts of marijuana, and a substance that tested positive for cocaine.

After failing two sobriety tests, Gray was taken into custody on possession of marijuana, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia, and failure to obey a traffic device. The bassist, who wears a pig mask on stage, was sent to Polk County jail and is awaiting urine test results.

Gray is set to be arraigned on June 10.