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The Game

COULD FACE CHARGES OVER TWITTER PRANK

8/13/2011 6:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Rapper The Game could face criminal charges after he tweeted the phone number of the sheriff's station in Compton, CA -- but told people it was the number to call for an internship -- causing the station's phone lines to become overrun with calls and delaying emergency services.

The calls began around 5:20 PM PT, with most callers hanging up when they heard it was a sheriff's station ... and the rest asking how they could intern for The Game.

Deputies eventually discovered The Game's tweets and Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker tweeted at him to put an end to it (see above). The Game eventually responded (also above) and deleted the tweets.

The calls ended around 8:00 PM, but Capt. Parker said it was unclear how many people with legitimate calls could not get through during that time.

According to the Sheriff's Department, they plan on turning over a complaint to the District Attorney's office to possibly file charges -- including delaying or obstructing a peace officer in the performance of their duties.

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31.

No comment    

You know why c'RAPPERS have to use made up names? Because they can't spell the names their mothers gave them at birth.

What an arrogant thug attitude....sadly enough he ties up the police phone lines in the black community. I am sure his music sales will surge today, because stupid white kids will think are legit being down with cause.

1170 days ago
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cali    

Game, Snoop Dogg, and Tha Dogg Pound, were sued for assaulting a fan on stage at a May 2005 concert at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, Washington. The accuser, Richard Monroe, Jr., claimed he was beaten by the artists' entourage while mounting the stage. He alleged that he reacted to an "open invite" to come on stage. Before he could, Snoop's bodyguards grabbed him and he was beaten unconscious by crewmembers, including the rapper and producer Soopafly; Snoop and Game were included in the suit for not intervening. The lawsuit focuses on a pecuniary claim of $22 million in punitive and compensatory damages, battery, negligence, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The concerned parties appeared in court in April 2009.
On October 28, 2005, Game was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in Greensboro. At one point, police said his companions were pepper sprayed when they surrounded officers in a threatening manner. Mall security officers said the rapper was wearing a full-face Halloween mask, filming shoppers, cursing loudly, and refused to leave when asked. Game continued to act up and was arrested, a police statement said. Game claimed that officers overreacted and that he did nothing wrong when he was pepper sprayed by the mall security. The five officers involved in the incident ended up suing Game for defamation, which has yet to be taken to court.
On May 11, 2007, Game was arrested at his home reportedly in connection with an incident at a basketball game in South Los Angeles in February 2007. He is alleged to have threatened a person with a gun. The arrest took place after his home was searched for three hours. Game was released early the next day after posting $50,000 bail. On January 9, 2008, a Los Angeles judge scheduled February 4 as the beginning date for Game's trial on assault and weapons charges. After pleading no contest to a felony weapons charge on February 11, Game was sentenced to 60 days in jail, 150 hours of community service, and three years probation.
Game was refused entry to Canada for alleged gang ties in LA; concert organisers said he was associated with the Bloods

1170 days ago
33.

Robert 10826    

Lets tweet some comments to his Twitter and see how he and his followers like DAT!! Dat was an an accident - What his momma said about him. That was a classic comment!!!

1170 days ago
34.

nicole    

im thinking he has an album ready to drop & wanted a little publicity, huh? effing moron!

1170 days ago
35.

Kiko    

The GAYme

1170 days ago
36.

HMMMM    

You don't speak for me, *******, I hope you go to jail for this. It wasn't an accident, you are trying to make yourself relevant, didn't work. So, all the people that needed emergency services should sue your dumbass, and they will.

1170 days ago
37.

Firefly    

dat? What's dat? is dat a word? Game, is an ignorant moron. Young people listen to this unintelligent idiot that can't talk much less think. The dumbing down of America once again.

1170 days ago
38.

Jim in Cali    

The game is a frickin fool.

1170 days ago
39.

Kathy    

This is dangerous. Next, we'll have the same problem London had with their riots this week--social networks getting people together to do violence. Idiots that don't know they are idiots.

1170 days ago
40.

No comment    

Yeah, it makes sense now. No one really cares about this guys music, but he does have an CD coming out August 23. The only way he can get attention for his album. C'RAP music attention whore.

1170 days ago
41.

Julia Sonney    

He should definitely be charged. Maybe then this "child" will learn there are consequences to every action. Also, just because you CAN do something, doesn't mean you should. Wisdom dictates the difference. That's something The Game clearly doesn't have.

1170 days ago
42.

Fat Mike    

LASD are just upset that they actually had to do some work, instead of their usual practice of sitting around outside restaurants and cafes or bashing people

1170 days ago
43.

Mayu    

God forbid someone was having a heart attack, or an intruder was in a home with a single mom and 2 babies. "The Game" wants to act like big man on campus via twitter.

1170 days ago
44.

silver    

Is anyone else sick of this arrogant hip-hop couture? This term loosely covers all races as well, white, black, hispanic, asian, ect. Sick of these loud mouth punks.

1170 days ago
45.

Marc    

Hey Pig Man, get off your laptop at Dunkin Donuts. We need real police to get thier asses off ****ter and in the streets solving violent crime! (Which there is plenty of in Compton..

1170 days ago
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