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Flavor Flav

Arrested for Assault

With a Deadly Weapon

10/17/2012 9:32 AM PDT UPDATED: 10/17/2012 11:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Flavor Flav was arrested early this morning in Vegas after allegedly threatening a teenager in his house with a deadly weapon, TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us, the teenager is the son of Flav's fiancee -- and the rapper had allegedly gotten into a heated verbal argument with both the teenager and his mom before it turned violent.

According to police, Flav -- real name William Drayton Jr. -- is accused of getting physical with his fiancee and then threatening her son with a knife. During the altercation, the fiancee called 911.

Flav was arrested around 3am and booked on two charges -- felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence (battery).

He's currently being held on $23,000 bail.

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11:27 AM PT -- Flav just bailed out.

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46.

Squatting Thunder    

Please do society a favor and keep this idiot in jail. Put him out of our misery.

714 days ago
47.

Kiko    

"...It's unclear if the teenager is Flavor's child." <- It's amazing how often this phrase has been used in daily conversations.

714 days ago
48.

tiffaony    

He needs to sit his old A^% down seriously, like today

714 days ago
49.

Derpadurr    

Shame this happened AFTER the Friar's Club roast, huh?

714 days ago
50.

chris23    

I love how all these people are hating on someone thru gossip TMZ Reports. Haters with nothing better to do than talk trash about people without knowing the whole story. GET A LIFE!!!

714 days ago
51.

karen    

Dang Flavor Flav's looking real old. Poor guy

714 days ago
52.

Grant    

Love the chronological "Saga" at the top of this article.. Totally apparent downward spiral..

714 days ago
53.

Elmer Fudd    

What a positive role model !!

714 days ago
54.

Star Whacker    

Check it out!!! He could be Obama's son, too! Same stupid look on his face...just sayin'. Wait a minute, I got it all wrong here. Actually, he bears a striking resemblance to Michelle!

714 days ago
55.

angelotrn    

I GUESS THEY DID NOT GIVE HIM A CHANCE TO PUT HIS TEEF IN, BEFORE THEY ARRESTED HIM.

714 days ago
56.

TJ    

I don't know about you, but I'm totally shocked. He seems like such a stable, well-adjusted person.

714 days ago
57.

NOT ELMO    

is he ugly ?..........................YEAH BOYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

714 days ago
58.

WiddoMouse    

Between the dusty looking dreadlocks and the absence of lower teeth, he really is not much to look at.

714 days ago
59.

t    

what, he wasnt allowed to wear that stupid clock around his neck for his mugshot? the nerve of the Vegas PD!

714 days ago
60.

Milf Biggenson    

Bail was set at "One coherent sentence spoken in the English language". And Flavor Flav never saw the light of day again.

714 days ago
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