Guitarist Wachtel Busted
Robert Wachtel, 52, better known as Waddy Wachtel , veteran session guitarist, was arrested Thursday at his Los Angeles home for possession of kiddie cyberporn, according to the Associated Press . Wachtel most recently played on the Rolling Stones ' Bridges To Babylon album. His other credits include session work for Linda Ronstadt , Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac . Wachtel was part of Keith Richards ' side band, the X-Pensive Winos , and toured with Nicks numerous times. He also co-produced Richards' 1988 Talk Is Cheap album. According to Los Angeles police, Wachtel was arrested along with his 55-year-old wife, Annie. In addition to items found on a computer, police allegedly discovered printed copies of kiddie porn materials. Wachtel was booked for possession and duplication of child porn; his wife was charged only with possession. These charges are considered misdemeanors for first-time offenders. But Wachtel is also facing a drug possession charge from an incident last month when police allegedly found cocaine during a raid on the Wachtel house. The Wachtels posted $10,000 bail each and were released. Arraignment is scheduled for later in July.