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Oliveri facing further charges after siege
Rocker Nick Oliveri has been charged with
five felonies following a lengthy standoff with police last month
Cops swooped on the former Queens of the
Stone Age star's Los Angeles home following reports of a domestic
bust-up, but the musician refused to allow them into the
A special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team was
called amid fears Oliveri had a high-powered rifle at the residence
and the rocker eventually gave himself up. He was booked for felony
domestic violence and released on $100,000 bail.
However, new court documents, obtained by
TMZ.com, show Oliveri is facing further charges after police
allegedly discovered a fully-loaded rifle and cocaine and
methamphetamines in his home.
The rocker is charged with two counts of
possession of a controlled substance with a firearm, two counts of
possession of a controlled substance, and one misdemeanour count of
resisting, obstructing or delaying a peace officer.
If convicted, the 39-year-old musician faces
up to 15 years in prison.