An alleged dispute having a women over treating his teenage boy has arrived Public Enemy’s former hype man in serious trouble using the police — again.
Flavor Flav, whose given name is William Jonathan Drayton, was arrested by Henderson Police in Nevada and billed with misdemeanor domestic battery on March. 5, based on a complaint released on Tuesday and reviewed through the Vegas Review-Journal.
Within the report, police officials recount being known as to some home in northwest Henderson, Nevada — about five miles southeast of Las Vegas’ McCarran Worldwide Airport terminal — as a result of a phone call from the lady who stated the 62-year-old rapper had hit her and brought her mobile phone.
Upon arrival, police interviewed Flavor Flav, the lady as well as their boy.
Flav stated he’d arrived at the home after getting a call from his boy the boy’s mother had threatened to transmit him to some juvenile detention center. Law enforcement report mentioned that “He disliked when [the lady] makes individuals threats, so he came home to speak with her about this,” based on the Review-Journal.
As he showed up, Flav told police, the lady was on the telephone and apparently ignoring him, so he required the phones from her and also the couple started to argue. Flav told police he pinned the girl hands towards the bed to prevent her from hitting him.
The lady allegedly accepted to threatening her boy as he was “mouthy,” but denied hitting Flav, saying rather he attacked her while her boy pleaded with Flav to prevent, based on the paper. TMZ reports the police statement they acquired alleged Flav had poked the lady within the nose, put her around the bed after which grabbed her phones.
Neither party had visible injuries, based on police. Flav was arrested and booked around the misdemeanor charge.
Famous Vegas defense lawyer David Chesnoff issued an announcement about his client’s situation:
“In alleged domestic violence cases,” it read, “you will find frequently two sides towards the story and we’ll explain our side within the courtroom away from the media.”
It was not Flav’s first domestic battery arrest within the Vegas area: this year, the Connected Press reports he was arrested through the Vegas Metropolitan Police and billed with legal assault having a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic battery inside a situation involving his then-fiancée and her boy. He pleaded guilty to some gross misdemeanor attempted battery charge along with a misdemeanor domestic battery charge in 2014, that he was needed to go to a 12-session domestic violence counseling program and serve probation.
In 1991, Flav pleaded guilty in New You are able to to assaulting his then-girlfriend and also the mother of three of his children and offered per month in prison. In 1993, he offered another three several weeks in New You are able to for shooting in a neighbor.
On March. 19, People reported, Flav tweeted that he’d achieved annually of sobriety from alcohol. His lawyer told TMZ that he’d also stop smoking cigarettes 15 several weeks prior.
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