Paul Simon and Edie Brickell arrested in ‘family dispute’

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Paul Simon and his musician wife, Edie Brickell, were both arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct in connection with a domestic dispute Saturday night, according to New Canaan police.

Police responded to “a location in New Canaan,” according to a press release, at around 8:20 p.m. to investigate a “family dispute.”

Simon and Brickell were released on a promise to appear in Norwalk Superior Court today.

Simon, 72, a 12-time Grammy winner, started his career with Simon & Garfunkel in 1964.

Brickell, 48, is best known for her 1988 hit “What I Am,” with the band Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians.

The couple married in 1992 and purchased a home in New Canaan in 2002. They have three children together.

No additional information has been released.

Scott Gargan