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Britney's Roadies Busted for Fighting Cops

3/26/2009 1:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Two roadies working on the Britney Spears "Circus" tour made a hit record of their own last night -- after cops say they got into a crazy street fight with police officers.

Britney Spears Roadies
It all went down last night in Pittsburgh, when cops say they saw Rockey Dickey (right) -- a member of Brit's road crew -- punching some random dude in the face. When an officer tried to stop the fight, Dickey allegedly turned and took a swing at the cop.

Cops said Dickey would not cooperate when officers tried to handcuff him, and a taser was used to subdue him. But it gets worse...

Officers say Alex Montes (left)-- who also works for Britney Spears -- tried to save his buddy by putting one of the arresting officers in a headlock. Cops say Montes managed to leave the scene, but he was located and arrested a short time later.

According to WPXI, the station that broke the story, Dickey and Montes have been charged with criminal conspiracy, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. Dickey is also charged with simple assault and resisting arrest.

Spears is set to play Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh Friday night -- minus two employees.

UPDATE: This statement was just put on Britney's website: "Last night two employees of a company contracted to provide equipment for The Circus Starring Britney Spears tour were arrested in Pittsburgh, PA. However, neither of the men involved are employees of the tour or Ms. Spears. The two individuals have since been dismissed by their employer. The Circus Starring Britney Spears tour does not support or tolerate this type of behavior."


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Ken Branam    

I believe Branam Enterprises should no longer use the Branam name, because ownership is now under Beckmen Rigging Services since 2008.

2032 days ago

Branam's Rule and BRS sucks    

To All Readers & TMZ , This would never happen if Branam owned the company instead of Breakman (BRS ) ,, He has a bad habit of doing all wrong and not controlling his people. JOE BRANAM did,He Knows how to handle buisness not like BRS who can not handle anything.

2032 days ago


Too bad you're wrong. Branam couldn't hack it that's why the Beckman family dominates now. Branam might be the old name of the company but thank god there are new faces running the show. They're good guys actually...

2007 days ago
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