Flavor Flav Arrested

Flavor Flav Arrested, Fingerprinted and Released Over Previous Warrants

Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas over the weekend when he was pulled over by police at 10:57 PM PST on Friday and it was discovered that several warrants were outstanding for the rapper.

According to Vegas police, Flav, real name William Drayton Jr. was wanted on four automobile-related charges including driving without insurance and two counts of driving without insurance.

Flav was taking to a local jail where he was fingerprinted, had a mugshot taken (shown above) and was held for a short period of time.

It’s not the first time the rapper has had a run-in with the law, in the 11th grade he was sent to jail for robbery and burglary and in 1991 he assaulted his then-girlfriend Karen Ross, sending him to jail for 30 days in 1993. Along with those stints he was charged with attempted murder for shooting a neighbor and in 2002 he was in Rikers Island for nine weeks for driving on a suspended license and refusal to pay various parking tickets, plus failure to show up at his probation officers required meeting time.