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Billy Currington

Country Star INDICTED

Charged With Threatening Elderly Boat Captain

4/24/2013 3:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0424-billy-currington-gettyBilly Currington has been indicted for allegedly chasing down an elderly man in his boat and threatening to "f*** him up" and kill him.

It went down on Tax Day in broad daylight on the Back River ... a resort area in Georgia. According to the police report, 70-year-old tour boat captain Charles Ferrelle was carrying two fares past Currington's crib when the singer started yelling from his dock ... but the captain couldn't make out what he was saying and continued on.

On the return trip, Currington jumped in his boat -- with a camera -- followed them to a public dock and allegedly began verbally abusing and threatening Ferrelle's life.

Turns out Currington was upset that Ferrelle's steered too close to his docks ... one witness told cops that the wake almost knocked an elderly man into the water.

Still, a grand jury found enough evidence to hit the country star with charges of making terroristic threats and abuse of an elder person ... this according to documents filed today.

Currington had a No.1 country hit with "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer" in 2010 and was nominated for a Grammy that year. We reached out to his reps ... no comment yet.

Billy Currington ... respects his elders so much that he allegedly threatens to kill them.


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But he's pretty good at drinking anti-freeze.

511 days ago


God is great, beer is good and People Are Crazy.... (ya'll will figure it out eventually)

511 days ago

Six Million Dollar Man    

Whi is this guy? He looks like a hairy monkey.

511 days ago

Nosey Neighbors    

What a blow to reality. Every day we see stars get stalked, chased and threatened. They retaliate against people who do this and we think they are demonic. We don't know the story because people who are nosy gossipers twist it before they have a chance to tell their side of the story. First of all, Billy Currington doesn't have "one hit", he's been on radio since 2004 and has many hits and albums, so get your facts before you accuse. We are so quick to judge whose to say he wasn't defending himself and it got turned into something ugly by reporters, media and witnesses looking for money. Find something better to talk about.

511 days ago


Now he can write his second song
I'm no driver for Meals On Wheels in my red pickem up truck .

511 days ago


Hes lucky he had one song that made money. I've asked everyone I know, and they didn't know who he was until I told themthe name of the song. So 1**** him

511 days ago


I'd really like to bash Billy Curlington in his f'n face.

511 days ago


What a sick bastard

511 days ago

Wicked September    

He probably just threatened or uh, offered to "F" him up the Back River. Rumor has it here in Nashville that he likes the boys...

511 days ago


If it had been a rapper there would of been all kinds of racist comment. So here mines lock this white thug up!!

511 days ago


What a loser! The proof is in the pudding! Another black eye for country music!

511 days ago


Road rage, Internet rage and now ... BOAT RAGE!!!!!!!! I'll harpoon u MOFO!

511 days ago


Oooo Weeee I guess this makes him a Big Man. Too bad the old man didn't have a old member of the Smith and Wesson family for this punk!!

511 days ago


Wow, he was defending the safety of people on the dock and got heated. TMZ puts a spin on it to make him off to be a d-bag. Then you commenters run with it. Society is getting worse. Adult bullying, and its being passed down. Don't complain when it's someone you love.

511 days ago


Country acts and rappers... extreme suckage in their own right.

511 days ago
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