New Mexico man arrested after throwing banana peel at Dave Chappelle

SANTA FE, New Mexico (KRQE) – A 30-year-old man was arrested Monday night after police say he threw a banana peel at famous comedian Dave Chappelle.

It all started at Chappelle’s Santa Fe performance at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. According to a criminal complaint, Chapelle noticed a man drawing in a book

30-year-old Christian Englander and his friend went to a gas station where he purchased a banana.

According to Santa Fe police, Christian Englander admitted that he threw the banana peel on the stage. The peel hit Chappelle in the leg.

They say Englander appeared to be highly intoxicated.

Englander was booked into the Santa Fe County Detention Center, charged with battery and disorderly conduct.

Christian Englander Criminal Complaint


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