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Young Jeezy arrested in Georgia for obstruction

Young Jeezy arrested in Georgia for obstruction
Young Jeezy performs in concert at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on September 6, 2009. UPI/Michael Bush | 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.

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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.

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