Henry County Deputy Police Chief Mike Eire informed the information company that the “Dwell Your Life” rapper, 37, was taken into custody round four:30 a.m. after arguing with a safety guard. He reportedly misplaced his key and the guard wouldn’t let him enter his gated group, the place he lives with spouse Tameka “Tiny” Harris.
T.I. (actual title Clifford Harris) was booked and launched on $2,250 bail later within the day.
The three-time Grammy winner’s legal professional, Steve Sadow, claimed in a press release to the AP that his shopper was “wrongfully arrested.” Shadow mentioned that the guard refused to grant entry to T.I. even after he recognized himself and confirmed with Tiny, 42, that he needs to be allowed contained in the gated space.
“The guard continued to refuse entry with out justification,” the legal professional added. “Phrases have been exchanged and apparently the guard and/or a supervisor referred to as the police. When the police arrived, they weren’t interested by listening to [T.I.]’s aspect of the story and wrongfully selected to finish the scenario by arresting [him].”
T.I. later spoke with The Blast in regards to the incident. He claimed that the guard was sleeping on the job and began a “very heated debate” when he awakened. T.I. mentioned the guard “might have been damage by my phrases” however insisted that issues didn’t turn into bodily between the 2.
This isn’t the MC’s first run-in with the regulation. He served seven months in jail in 2009 after an arrest on federal gun costs. He spent 11 months in federal jail the next yr for a probation violation after an arrest on drug costs.
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