NEW YORK( AP) — Steely Dan founder Donald Fagen was billed Tuesday with assaulting his wife at their residence, according to law enforcement officials and courtroom papers.
The 67 -year-old lead singer is accused of shoving Libby Titus into a marble space chassis, knocking her to the ground, on Monday at their Manhattan apartment. The assault justification the 68 -year-old Titus to “suffer bruising and swelling to her right arm, as well as substantial hurting, ” a criminal complaint says.
The two officials were not be authorised disclose the victim’s name and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.
Fagen was charged with misdemeanor assault and molestation. His publicist and his lawyer had no comment.
Fagen propelled Steely Dan in 1972 with guitarist Walter Becker. The group went on to sell more than 40 million books, with such collision singles as “Reelin’ In the Years, ” ”Rikki Don’t Lose that Number” and “Deacon Blues.” The ensemble was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
Becker and Fagen performed an eight-night residency at New York’s Beacon Theatre in October with a newer iteration of the band.
Titus is a producer, actor and songwriter and put under two books in the late 1970 s with farmers Phil Ramone, Paul Simon, Carly Simon and Robbie Robertson.
“I don’t feel good, ” Titus told the New York Post. “I’m very tired, and I’m divorcing my husband.”
Fagen was liberated without bail Tuesday after an arraignment. He was ordered to stay away from Titus.
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