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JUN
17
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Charges Against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Dropped

The couple was arrested in April on charges of disorderly conduct following a domestic altercation at their cottage in New Canaan, Connecticut, but the case has now been dismissed.

Edie Brickell and Paul Simon Arrested - H 2014
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A Connecticut prosecutor is dropping a disorderly conduct case against Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell.

The 72-year-old Simon and 48-year-old Brickell had been scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, but they did not appear. Police say the couple fought during an April 26 argument inside a cottage on their property in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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Prosecutors told a judge they were declining to pursue the case, meaning the charges will be dropped and eventually erased after 13 months.

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Brickell told police Simon shoved her and she slapped him. The report says Simon suffered a superficial cut to his ear and Brickell, who smelled of alcohol, had a bruise on her wrist.

The singers were married in 1992. They have three children.