According celebrity news magazine TMZ and other music news outlets, the band was arrested on charges of drug, rape, and child pornography on July 19, 2010 in their hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was reported that the band was "pulled over by a patrolman at approximately 8 AM central time after the vehicle they were traveling in hit radar trackers traveling at 70 MPH, 15 over the posted speed limit of 55." The report also stated "Upon entering the vehicle, the patrolman immediately smelled marijuana, and smoke was apparently visible in the cabin. A member of the band was with a female passenger, later discovered to be at the age of 14." the girl, band, and six other occupants including a sound technician and body guard were arrested at the scene and transported to the city jail." According to police reports, there was no formal Van driver at the scene and items in the vehicle included various drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and LSD. A laptop was also found containing hundreds of pictures displaying the members of the band engaging in sexual activities with who authorities assume are women under the age of 18.
The FBI began speaking with the individuals found on the Van, along with roughly two dozen others, including a fourth bandmate who was not with the other members at the time. Their record label has declined comment and their manager is among those put in custody.