LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Steven William Johnson, the drummer for the Athens-based band Alabama Shakes, was arrested Wednesday.
A Limestone County Grand Jury indicted Johnson on charges of willful torture, willful abuse, and cruelly beating or otherwise willfully maltreating a child under the age of 18.
Johnson was arrested for violating a protection from abuse order in 2019, he pled guilty to that charge in March 2020.
He was taken to the Limestone County Jail and a bond has been set at $21,500. His arraignment is scheduled for April 7.