Following a 2017 crammed with authorized hassle, Joshua Baish, the proprietor of the now-defunct Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton, kicked off 2018 with an early morning arrest. Baish, in line with a Denton County arrest warrant affidavit, punched considered one of his former staff outdoors Andy’s Bar earlier than hopping in his automotive drunk and driving to the location of his former live performance venue.
Final yr, Baish spent almost two months in jail after being present in contempt of a Denton County courtroom. Throughout a custody dispute together with his ex-spouse that included accusations that he’d mistreated one among his daughters by permitting her to decorate and determine as a boy, Baish wrote concerning the couple’s battle on Fb, after being informed not to take action repeatedly.
Early Friday morning, Zachary Painter, a former worker of Baish’s, was smoking a cigarette outdoors his new job at Andy’s Bar when Baish noticed him from his silver Prius. Baish obtained out of his automotive and confronted Painter. Painter advised police that Baish “talked a number of shit,” earlier than shoving him.
Baish then accused Painter of blowing cigarette smoke at him and punched him under his left eye.
Painter advised police he believed Baish hit him as a result of Painter had been telling individuals what a nasty boss Baish was at Rubber Gloves, and pointed them within the path of the venue, to which he stated Baish had pushed.
A Denton cop discovered Baish in Rubber Gloves. The officer smelled alcohol on Baish’s breath, based on the affidavit, and had him take a subject sobriety check, which Baish failed, in line with Denton police. Baish then refused to take a breath check and was taken to Denton Metropolis Jail. Police charged Baish with assault inflicting bodily damage and DWI.
The DWI cost is Baish’s second. He beforehand pleaded no contest to to a 2005 DWI cost and was sentenced to probation.