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Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested in Connecticut

Singer Paul Simon performed at Avery Fisher Hall in New York in 2012.

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Singer Paul Simon performed at Avery Fisher Hall in New York in 2012.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Police in Connecticut say Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, have been arrested on disorderly conduct charges.

A New Canaan police spokeswoman provided no other details, except to say the arrests stemmed from an incident Saturday. An arraignment in Norwalk Superior Court is expected Monday afternoon.

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Simon’s phone number is unlisted and his agent in Los Angeles did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

Simon is a 12-time Grammy winner and a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame — as half of the duo of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist.

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Brickell’s ‘‘What I Am,’’ recorded with her band the New Bohemians, was a hit in 1988.

The two were married in 1992.

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