Former 3 Doors Down Bassist Facing Charges For Introducing Narcotics Into a Correctional Facility


Robert "Todd" Harrell, the original bassist the rock group 3 Doors Down, is facing an additional drug charge despite already being in jail, according to The Sun Herald.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department arrested Harrell on Friday (Aug. 3) on a charge introduction contraband -- in this case, drugs -- into a correctional facility. The drugs in question were intercepted during a procedural screening incoming mail to the Jackson County Jail, Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release.

Harrell is already in jail on a charge possession a firearm by a convicted felon. In June, ficers responded to his home when an alarm went f. His wife reportedly told the ficials that they had gotten into a fight, but when deputies saw guns and drugs, they called for a warrant, leading to his arrest.

Before that, Harrell had been arrested for causing a fatal 2013 crash in Nashville while speeding, which then led to his removal from the band. He was then sentenced to two years in prison and six years probation. 

If convicted on the charge, Harrell could receive up to a seven-year prison sentence.