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Zac Brown: "in the wrong place at the wrong time" when drug bust went down

Georgia country rocker Zac Brown says he was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" when a drug bust went down in a Palm Beach hotel room.

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The lead singer of the Grammy-winning Zac Brown Band was present when police arrived at the Four Seasons Hotel on April 8, a report from Palm Beach Police Department said. Four people were arrested for drug possession. Brown was not charged or arrested. TMZ was first to report the incident.

Brown addressed the matter in an open letter on his public Facebook page:

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"My dad always said nothing good ever happens when you stay out late. It’s a lesson I learned the hard way last week, being in the wrong place at the wrong time. I attended a private gathering at a Miami-area hotel and had only been there for a short time when police officers arrived and arrested two people in the room who had just showed up a few minutes before. I did not know these people and had no idea that there were drugs in their possession. I cooperated fully with the authorities and am not part of any ongoing police investigation. Everyone is responsible for their actions, and I regret using poor judgment and putting myself in that position.

I am focused on continuing to make great music for my fans, and on representing my family and community well with our philanthropic work.

And next time I'll make sure to remember what my dad taught me."

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