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"Men at Work" Man in Jail

2/16/2009 6:31 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Men At WorkThe guitarist from the '80s Austrailian rock band Men at Work ("I come from a land down under...") spent Valentine's Day in jail -- after the guy allegedly threatened somebody in a Hollywood home where he used to live.

Ron Strykert, one of the founding members of the band, was arrested by LAPD officers just before midnight on Friday on suspicion of making criminal threats -- a felony.

Strykert is still behind bars, being held on $50,000 bail. As for the alleged victim, cops won't say who it is, although were told the arrest wasn't over a domestic incident.

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maggie    

Jim B - who the hell ARE you??

2023 days ago
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toofastforyou!    

CAN I GET A WHOOP WHOOP

2023 days ago
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Monica Lewinsky's Ex-Boyfriend's Wife for President    

Wow, I'm going to go to those links RIGHT NOW, Jim!

NOT!

What a frickin' loser.

2023 days ago
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allen antrim    

did the song go--"gave me a bite of his sandwich" or "gave me a knuckle sandwich" ?

2023 days ago
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Trophy wife Slim and Trim!!!!    

My god this must have been a slow day at TMZ!

2023 days ago
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MediaGuy    

4. did the song go--"gave me a bite of his sandwich" or "gave me a knuckle sandwich" ?

Posted at 7:25PM on Feb 16th 2009 by allen antrim

The song went "He gave me a bite of his vegimite sandwich" - Vegimite(sp?) is a spread of vegetables that is found in the land of OZ.

2023 days ago
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blues fan    

For what it's worth, the song went "He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich".

2023 days ago
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Biased information    

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tuna marie    

and this is news????????

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aimee    

Pffft! You can't even spell AUSTRALIAN!

2023 days ago

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