» Billy Currington Pleads No Contest To Elderly Abuse
Billy Currington has plead no contest to one charge from an incident in April that resulted from a confrontation with a tour boat captain near his home in Tybee Island, GA. Today’s court hearing brings an end to the five-month who said what fight.
Billy was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine for abuse of an elderly person. According to the Associated Press, he will also have to undergo anger management counseling, and he can have no contact with Charles Ferrelle, the 70-year-old captain of the boat. Prosecutors agreed to drop the charge against him for making terroristic threats. You can read about the April incident here.
This isn’t the first time Billy has gotten professional help for anger problems. In 2007, he got treatment to deal with issues stemming from years of abuse from his stepfather.