Brazos County Sheriff’s Workplace
James McCoy Taylor has been arrested.
The Bachelorette alum was detained in Faculty Station, Texas, on Saturday on a driving whereas intoxicated cost, in addition to unlawfully carrying a weapon, PEOPLE confirmed.
Per a police report obtained by Texas-based CBS affiliate KBTX, Taylor, 35, was confronted by an officer when he was discovered urinating in a parking storage. The officer instructed Taylor to not drive his truck, to which Taylor agreed. However police mentioned he ignored that recommendation and was later arrested whereas nonetheless within the parking storage, reported KBTX.
The report additionally reportedly said that Taylor had an 18-year-old “faculty freshman companion” he deliberate to drive again to her dorm room. Detailing the lady’s state, the report indicated she “was not in any sort of situation to appraise the advantages and dangers of the scenario she was in.”
Taylor was launched the identical day on a $7,000 bond. Although he hasn’t publicly commented on the arrest, he shared a photograph of himself and a buddy on his Instagram Story with the caption “Nice Sunday.”
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The nation musician is finest identified for showing on JoJo Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette in 2016. He was eradicated in the course of the seventh week of the season.
Whereas Taylor grew to fame on the sequence, he is now not related to the franchise. His Twitter bio says he was “Exiled from Bachelor Nation by [creator] Mike Fleiss.” He hasn’t appeared on any spinoff sequence since assembly Fletcher on-screen.
Taylor now focuses on his music profession. Recently, he is turned his consideration to creating music in help of former President Donald Trump, with the unofficial Trump anthem “Nice Once more” and an ode to U.S. navy and regulation enforcement known as “Are You With Us or Not?”
Taylor was additionally within the highlight for tweeting his support forward of the Jan 6. Capitol Riots. “DC tomorrow #MarchForTrump Take a bus. Drive. MSG me if you happen to want a airplane ticket… simply do not make an excuse to not struggle for a person who’s been combating for you for 4 years. See y’all there. We’re with you, Mr. President @realDonaldTrump,” he wrote on Jan. 5, 2021.
However Taylor has since said he was not at the Jan. 6 occasion. He additionally confirmed that the FBI did examine his whereabouts on the day of the riots.
Taylor’s help of the rally is what induced Fleiss to “exile” him from future Bachelor-franchise productions. “Whoever that former solid member/fool jerkoff is that went to Trump’s treasonous rally, obtained a message for ya … You might be formally exiled from #BachelorNation!!!” Fleiss tweeted at the time, including a second, tagged tweet to Taylor studying, “Disgrace on you.”