On This Day In 1969 Jim Morrison Arrested For "Lewd & Lascivious" Behavior

On March 1st 1969, Jim Morrison was arrested in Miami and charged with "lewd and lascivious behavior in public by exposing his private parts and by simulating masturbation and oral copulation." He was also charged with open profanity and public drunkenness. 

The charges stemmed from a wild concert The Doors performed that night at the Dinner Key Auditorium. 

Morrison was later found guilty of indecent exposure and profanity but would go on to be pardoned for the incident in 2010.

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