DAVID BOWIE – David Robert Jones –
Born: 8 January 1947 Brixton London England
Died: 10 January 2016 (aged 69) New York City
Cause of death: Liver cancer
Resting place: Ashes scattered in Bali
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Years active1962–2006, 2013–2016
Arrest: New York, March 1976
Music legend David Bowie was arrested in upstate
New York in March 1976 on a felony pot possession charge. The Thin White Duke, 29 at the time, was nabbed along with Iggy Pop and two other codefendants at a Rochester hotel following a concert. Bowie was held in the
Monroe County jail for a few hours before being released.
The above Rochester Police Department mug shot was taken three days after Bowie’s arrest, when the performer appeared at City Court for arraignment.