facebook
twitter
search
search

Young Jeezy arrested in Georgia for obstruction

Jan. 22, 2014 at 5:47 PM
| License Photo

ATLANTA, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Rapper Young Jeezy was arrested for obstruction for allegedly cursing at police and refusing to provide his name, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution said.

The hip-hop artist, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, was released from Fulton County jail late Tuesday after posting $1,000 bail, the newspaper reported.

Jenkins, 36, was allegedly uncooperative with police who questioned him in a parking lot as they were responding to a call at an Alpharetta townhouse where a security alarm had been set off, the Journal-Constitution said.

Jenkins surrendered on battery, false imprisonment and terroristic threats charges this month in connection with an alleged fight with his son in 2012. A warrant had been issued for his arrest and he was released the same day after posting $45,000 bond, the newspaper said.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Elizabeth Hurley still 'best friends' with Hugh Grant
5 TV favorites revived by streaming services
Melissa McCarthy raps fake Kanye West song in new 'SNL' promo
Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber 'not an exclusive couple'