DES MOINES, IA. Paul Kevin Curtis is not the only ETA who has had trouble with the law. The Huffington Post reports Mickey King was in a 30 hour stand off with Des Moines police. Their ordeals have brought national attention to ETAs and Elvis Impersonators.
Micky King, who is a longtime Elvis Presley impersonator in the area, allegedly called authorities on Saturday evening asking for assistance with a dispute. But when they showed up and began talking to him, he appeared to become more upset, KCCI-TV reported.
Read more: Micky King, Elvis Impersonator, Arrested After 30-hour Standoff With Des Moines Police. Be sure to check out the video on the Huffington Post reporting past ETAs arrested for breaking the law.
ETAs busted: Michael Conely, David Allen Credile, Joseph E. Ramsey, and Darin Thrasher.
I researched the internet and discovered some very interesting stories about each of these ETAs.
Michael Conely was convicted of murdering a Canadian tourist in 1990 and sentenced to life in prison. The conviction was overturned in 1992. Read more: Elvis Impersonator Found Guilty Murdering Canadian Tourist.
Joseph E. Ramsey and his wife were convicted of welfare fraud.
Darin Trasher was busted for drugs, but gets a second chance and avoids a jail sentence. It looks like he took his second chance seriously, reformed, and moved forward with his ETA career. Website: David Thrasher is Elvis. Read more: Elvis Impersonator Gets Second Chance, Avoids Drug Case.