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April 18, 2015

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Rapper Flavor Flav arrested in Las Vegas on misdemeanor warrants

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William Jonathan Drayton

Rapper Flavor Flav was arrested Friday night in Las Vegas in connection with misdemeanor traffic warrants, Metro Police said.

Police arrested Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton, east of the Las Vegas Strip near Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue, officials said.

Drayton, a former member of the rap group Public Enemy, was charged with driving without a license, driving without insurance and parking violations, officials said. It's unclear when the warrants were issued.

Drayton was no longer in custody on Monday.

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  1. To the Sun staff. Please correct your spelling of the word "rap". You left out the "c".

  2. Another punk who thinks laws are for someone else. Definitely not a 'citizen'.

  3. Yeah, Boy!!!

    He won't need that stupid clock around his neck in the can.
    What time is it?
    Time to pay your tix, dude!
    Not Flavy's first problem with that particular issue;

    "In 2002, he spent nine weeks in Rikers Island jail for driving with a suspended license, numerous parking tickets and showing up late for appointments with his probation officer."