Brian Jones sentenced to nine months in jail 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 30 1967)

(Monday, October 30, 1967) — Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones pleaded guilty to drug possession today and was sentenced to nine months in jail.

Jones, who was released pending an appeal, was the third member of the rock band to get into trouble over drugs. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were convicted June 29, 1967, of possessing marijuana and pep pills but were freed a month later by an appeals court.

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