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Flavor Flav arrested on the way to his mother's funeral

Jan. 10, 2014 at 8:56 AM
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav was arrested in Hempstead, N.Y., for motor-vehicle violations on his way to his mother's funeral, police said.

TMZ reported officers stopped the celebrity motorist for speeding Thursday and discovered he had 16 suspensions on his license, stemming from unpaid tickets, as well as a small amount of marijuana in his vehicle.

Flav was arrested on a charge of felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, then was booked and released without bail so he could attend his mother's funeral, the entertainment news website said.

No information was immediately available regarding his mother's death.

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