Zach Bryan Arrested Days After Ending Boycott With Ticketmaster
Dash Cam Footage of Zach Bryan’s Recent Arrest: Shocking footage obtained by TMZ unveils the events surrounding country artist Zach Bryan’s recent arrest. The dash-cam video from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol corroborates the police report, shedding light on the incident that led to Bryan’s arrest on Thursday, September 7.
The Traffic Stop
The video begins with a trooper parked behind a white SUV on the side of the road. Moments later, Zach Bryan exits the driver’s side of a black truck parked adjacent to the SUV. He approaches the front passenger window of the SUV as a trooper exits his vehicle to approach Bryan.
During the exchange, Bryan questions why the traffic stop is taking so long, to which the officer tersely replies that it’s “none of your business” and instructs Bryan to return to his truck. When Bryan fails to comply, the trooper issues a clear ultimatum: “Get back in your truck or go to jail.” Bryan is swiftly handcuffed.
As the dash cam continues to roll, we witness Bryan handcuffed inside the police vehicle. He attempts to deescalate the situation by offering to return to his truck immediately if the officers remove the handcuffs. Simultaneously, he voices his frustration with the circumstances and the police in general.
At one point, Bryan exclaims, “Second time this has happened in three days. These cops are out of hand, truly,” suggesting that this wasn’t his first recent encounter with law enforcement.
Additionally, Bryan appears to hint that the officer will regret not releasing him, stating, “If you don’t, it is going to be a mistake, sir. I promise.”
A Talk with Dad
Towards the end of the video, we see Bryan stepping out of the police vehicle, presumably to speak with his father, whom he contacted to retrieve his dog from the truck due to his arrest.
During this conversation, Bryan seems agitated, stating, “These boys need checked,” and expressing frustration with the police as a group of “middle-aged white dudes arresting people.”
Empty Beer Cans
Upon returning to the police vehicle, Bryan informs the officers that there are “beers in my glove box.” TMZ clarifies that the empty beer cans are present because Bryan occasionally sits in his driveway, listens to music, and enjoys a drink. Importantly, alcohol was not a factor in Bryan’s recent arrest.
According to the police report, Bryan exhibited moments of calmness and even apologized during his arrest. However, he also made veiled threats to involve influential individuals on his behalf, including the mayor. Ultimately, he was booked and charged with obstructing an investigation, as the initial traffic stop concerned the driver of the white SUV, who happened to be Bryan’s bodyguard.
The day following his arrest, Bryan took to social media to address the situation, acknowledging that he had been “an idiot” who got “too lippy.”
The release of this dash cam footage provides further insight into the circumstances surrounding Zach Bryan’s arrest, adding context to the incident that raised eyebrows and generated significant attention on social media.