A judge canceled Rod Stewart’s trial for a battery charge after he and his son Sean had an altercation with a hotel security guard Dec. 31, 2019.
A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22 with Florida Judge August Bonavita to discuss a plea agreement without Rod needing to appear in court, The Associated Press (AP) reported.
A Florida judge has canceled a trial for Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a Oct. 22 hearing to discuss a plea deal. They’re accused of pushing and shoving a hotel security guard who wouldn’t let them into a New Year’s Eve party in 2019. https://t.co/Rje19LkAhO
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 12, 2021
Rod and Sean faced a year in jail or probation and a $1,000 fine, according to the outlet. The terms of the plea agreement are not yet known.
The Stewarts have been accused of shoving Jessie Dixon, a security guard at The Breakers Hotel, when Dixon wouldn’t allow the Stewarts to enter, reported AP. (RELATED: Student In Coma After Fight With Security Guard Over Allegedly Reckless Go-Kart Driving During Date)
Dixon reportedly told officers that the Stewarts were not authorized to attend the private party.
The Stewarts became loud and Rod’s son Sean confronted Dixon. Sean shoved Dixon backward and Rod punched him in the “left rib cage area.”
The officer who responded to the incident made the determination that the Stewarts were the “primary aggressors” in the confrontation, AP reported.