Mike, former member of The Geto Boys, was arrested
in Arlington Texas, after he became rowdy outside of a night
club. Big Mike, whose real name is Mike Barnett, arrived at
the club around 9:00pm and according to the manager he went
outside to make a phone call. Around 10:00pm, club managers
called police to report a man screaming and stripping in the
``After he made
that call, his personality really changed,'' said the manager.
``He wasn't violent. He was just really upset.''
The manager said
Barnett was trying to take off his clothes and had removed his
shirt and shoes. ``He seemed
to be trying to talk spiritually about something and reconcile
with God,'' the manager said.
said they had to use pepper spray to subdue Barnett, who had
a substance believed to be PCP, a powerful psychedelic drug,
in his possession.
Big Mike now faces
charges of suspicion of assaulting a public servant, possession
of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and failing to identify.
Big Mike also had an outstanding second degree felony arson
warrant from Harris County, and was locked up in lieu of $9,500