October 19, 2008
Cornelius Accused of Domestic Violence
"Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly assaulting an unidentified individual, police say.
Los Angeles Police said the man who created the popular musical TV series in 1971 was arrested at his home last week and charged with felony domestic violence, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.
Police reports regarding Friday's arrest said no one was hospitalized as a result of the alleged crime. No information was available regarding who the 72-year-old allegedly assaulted.
Officer Norma Eisenman told the Times the "Train" host posted $50,000 bail Sunday and was released from custody, but is to appear Nov. 14 in Los Angeles Superior Court.