Man arrested for trying to skip out on paying Beale Street Bucks fee, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man's trip to Beale Street is now a little more expensive after police said he tried to avoid the Beale Street Bucks fee.

Gunnar Robichaux is charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

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Memphis police said on Friday night, Robichaux climbed to the top of Jerry Lawler's BBQ on Beale Street and when a worker yelled at him, he jumped down.

Officers chased him and caught him as he tried to jump a fence down Beale Alley.

According to police, he told them he didn't have money to pay the cover charge, so he tried to sneak in.