Who is Zach Bryan and why was he arrested on Thursday?

COUNTRY music star Zach Bryan issued a lengthy apology for obstructing an investigation hours after his arrest in Oklahoma.

Bryan said he was “truly sorry” to police after he vented his emotions following his arrest.

Zach Bryan was arrested Thursday in Oklahoma on a charge of obstructing an investigation


Zach Bryan was arrested Thursday in Oklahoma on a charge of obstructing an investigationPhoto credit: Craig County SO

Who is Zach Bryan?

Zach Bryan is an American singer-songwriter from Oologah, Oklahoma.

The star began uploading music videos to YouTube in 2017, where one of his songs “Heading South” went viral.

A US Navy veteran, his eponymous album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and catapulted him to superstardom.

Bryan was recently named New Male Artist of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

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He is scheduled to go on tour in 2024, with advance tickets being released to the public just 24 hours before his arrest.

What was Zach Bryan arrested for?

Country star Zach was arrested Thursday in rural Oklahoma.

The singer was booked into the Craig County Jail in Vinita after obstructing an investigation charge.

The circumstances that led to Zach’s arrest remain unclear.

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Bryan is a big Philadelphia Eagles fan and the team will play its season opener this weekend against the New England Patriots in Massachusetts.

It is believed that Bryan drove into town for the game before his arrest, but this has not been confirmed.

Did Zach Bryan go to prison?

Zach was released shortly after his booking.

On social media, Bryan posted a lengthy apology post on his X account.

He said, “Today I had an incident with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The emotions overwhelmed me and my words were wrong.”

“I support law enforcement as much as I can, I was just frustrated in the moment, it was unlike me and I apologize.”

“They took me to prison and there’s a mugshot of me floating around.

“We ask that we all have our backs and people know that I’m just doing my best. I love you and I’m really sorry for the officers.”


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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