Ex-Queens Of The Stone Age Bassist Nick Oliveri Avoids Jail Time For L.A. S.W.A.T. Team Standoff


Former Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri will avoid jail time in relation to his standoff with a Los Angeles, CA S.W.A.T. team last summer. According to, Oliveri cut a deal, pleading guilty to possession of cocaine with the remaining six felony counts being dismissed.

As part of the deal he will be sentenced to 3 years felony probation; plus 52 weeks of anger management and 200 hours of community service.

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