A woman claimed her lover broke her finger. However, it was known that her finger had been broken in an unrelated incident and he wasn't charged. Both parties were intoxicated and counseled by deputies.
North Carolina authorities charged Tommy Lee with assault and inciting a riot with ethnic animosity during a concert in October 1999. In March 2000, the Motley Crue drummer pleaded no contest to simple assault; he received 18 months probation.