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Katt Williams

Arrested

In L.A.

1/9/2013 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katt Williams was just arrested in L.A., TMZ has learned -- after blowing off a court date in Sacramento.

As we previously reported, a Sacramento judge issued a bench warrant for Katt's arrest yesterday when the comedian failed to show up for his arraignment, stemming from his wild 3-wheeled police chase back in November.  He's been charged with evading a police officer while driving recklessly, a felony.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the LAPD was aware Katt was a wanted man and when detectives spotted him outside his Los Angeles home, they placed him under arrest.

We're told Katt was fully cooperative with police.

He's currently being held on $100,500 bail. 

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6:14 AM PT -- Katt was released from custody late last night -- and on his way out of jail, he explained the situation to TMZ.

According to Katt, he was only arrested because he couldn't be in two courtrooms at once ... and chose the case that was more important to him -- the case involving the custody of his children.

But when asked if the judge awarded him custody of his children, Katt explained, "No, I actually don't [have custody] ... the lady who tried to take 'em and lost in court twice, they gave 'em to her." 

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Nobrows    

Let's not fool ourselves . . . do any of these idiots ever get sentenced to any meaningful time for their misdeeds?

661 days ago
2.

NobodySpecial    

I guess he will just blame the "Illuminati" and not the fact that he is a jackazz.

661 days ago
3.

CanadianChick88    

OMG I'm sooo sick of hearing about him and Suge! Please stop giving them the attention they so obviously strive for! There people will do ANYTHING to get noticed and it's just pathetic!

661 days ago
4.

Kelly    

This guy makes Lindsay Lohan look like a winner.

661 days ago
5.

Hereforrihanna    

Throw away the Keys already.....Chit

661 days ago
6.

DatKidd    

Why is this guy still on the streets!!!??????

661 days ago
7.

Kemosabe    

This guy needs to shape up...and fast. Jail/prison is nothing to joke about!

661 days ago
8.

BillyBoy16    

This guy again!!! Who the hell is he?! Please stop giving him publicity!

661 days ago
9.

AlwaysOnTimeB    

He needs a couple of things. Katt either needs to get on some meds, or stop self medicating. Lastly, he needs to shake the Suge Knight connection. SMH!!

661 days ago
10.

lauren    

Oh how cute!!!! His weekly arrestment.........they should just chip him with a homing device would be simpler......

661 days ago
11.

amazinglybored    

Is he going for a record for the most arrests in different States?

661 days ago
12.

cherry    

Who has more mug shots between him and Lindsay?

661 days ago
13.

Menace to society     

Drop him off at the club by himself where he was running his mouth lets get some street justice

661 days ago
14.

speakMYbrain    

suge?

661 days ago
15.

Jenn    

Headlines starting with "Katt Williams Arrested" are starting to feel a little Groundhog Day-ish.

661 days ago
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