- Michelle Department was arrested early Thursday morning after a reported home dispute.
- The arrest got here after studies of the singer’s break up from her husband.
She spent nearly eight hours in jail earlier than being launched on $1,000 bail.
Based on the arrest affidavit, Metro Nashville Police Division officers responded to the couple’s house simply after 2 a.m. for a report of a potential home disturbance.
Department, 39, instructed police she and her husband “are having marital issues” and stated she slapped Carney within the face a couple of times throughout an argument, in response to the affidavit.
Carney had no seen accidents, an officer wrote within the report.
In a separate interview with officers, Carney instructed police his spouse slapped him.
Department was booked into jail at 4:30 a.m. on a misdemeanor home assault cost, on-line information present, and was launched simply earlier than midday.
Representatives for Department didn’t instantly reply to USA TODAY for remark concerning her arrest.
Police arrested Department on the identical day the singer confirmed to USA TODAY she split from Carney. The “In all places” singer-songwriter married the rock drummer in April 2019. They share two kids, one who’s an toddler.
“To say that I’m completely devastated does not even come near describing how I really feel for myself and for my household. The rug has been utterly pulled from beneath me and now I need to determine methods to transfer ahead,” Department wrote in a press release launched to USA TODAY Thursday evening. “With such babies, I ask for privateness and kindness.”
Courtroom paperwork present Department is slated to look in courtroom Nov. 7 for a settlement.
Contributing: Matthew Leimkuehler, The Tennessean
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