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Katt Williams


at Subway

12/21/2012 4:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

6:20 AM
-- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Katt and Suge each received citations at the scene.

Katt was cited for parking too close to a fire hydrant. Suge received a ticket related to multiple outstanding traffic warrants. 

Katt Williams was detained by police in front of a Subway restaurant in West Hollywood Thursday night after cops suspected the comic was involved in some sort of "disturbance" at the restaurant, TMZ has learned ...  but Katt says he did nothing wrong.

Katt tells TMZ ... the drama began while he was waiting in front of the Subway while his friend/tour manager Suge Knight was getting a manicure/pedicure at a nearby nail salon.

While he was waiting for Suge, cops arrived to the Subway and confronted Katt.

Cops tell TMZ ... they responded to a call about a disturbance involving the comic.

Katt was handcuffed and placed in the back of a squad car ... where he was smiling ... and even gave a thumbs up to a TMZ photog.

Eventually, Katt was released from custody and allowed to leave the scene.

Katt tells TMZ ... cops initially took some weed he was carrying at the time ... and a gun ... but eventually gave back both items because he had a medical marijuana card and a permit for the weapon.

However cops tell us ... there was no firearm ... and the only thing they found was an empty magazine for a .45 caliber gun.

Katt also says the incident was racially motivated.

Katt tells TMZ he wants to sue over the incident ... and is already thinking about contacting Gloria Allred ... it's unclear if he was joking.

After Katt had been released from custody, one Subway employee brought sandwiches for Katt and Suge. The Subway employee tells TMZ ... he never saw Katt involved in any sort of physical altercation.

It's only been 13 days since Katt's last arrest -- he was busted outside of Sacramento on Dec. 7 on a felony warrant related to a police chase.

Besides the arrests, Katt has a TON of other legal issues he's dealing with these days ... including the fallout from a bar fight in which he allegedly threw a rock at a car, a lawsuit over a bizarre onstage meltdown, and of course ... slapping a Target employee in the face.


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1. Gun permit.
2. Medical marijuana card.
3. Katt Williams
4. Shug Knight
I do not understand how law enforcement has allowed this poisonous, toxic, unstable unholy alliance to take place. In light of the many, many violent incidents with mentally unstable people and guns I would have thought someone would have stepped in and denied these idiots. Someone is going to get hurt.or worse. This is not a joke anymore. Would you like to live next door to these viruses?

639 days ago

Elizabeth Alan    

Dear TMZ - make it go got the power ;)

639 days ago


So the story is what exactly??? sounds like the popo is targeting this Man, and tmz is involved cuz they always around "first" to get the scoop.....he had an empty gun and some weed which he is licensed to own both BTW so why was he detained?

639 days ago


it is felony to carry a gun and weed at the same time. regardless if you have a license for both.

639 days ago


Wait.... this lunatic has a carry permit? HOW CAN THAT BE? Just a matter of time before that piece becomes evidence.

639 days ago

Home Skillet    

Get used to this kinda trouble following you, Williams, until you get your side of the street cleaned up. And, it has nothing to do with race - it has everything to do with you being a loose canon who thinks he's above the law. Clean up your side of the street, and this will all go away.

639 days ago


just before I saw the draft which had said $8002, I did not believe that my brothers friend woz like really earning money part-time from their computer.. there aunts neighbour has been doing this 4 only seven months and by now repaid the depts on there home and got a great new Ariel Atom. we looked here,

639 days ago


eating at subway and he's a millionaire... This is 100% foolish... What a fool this idiot needs to get slapped.

639 days ago

She's baaaack    

I wish he'd just die and get it over with. He's so small if he dropped dead on the street someone could simply use their shoe to toe him into the nearest sewer.

639 days ago

Kris Jenner and Kim K = money hungry plastic sellouts.    

lol why do *some/most* black people pull the race card out always.

no, it's not because you're black!!! jeeez

639 days ago


Apparently California police are p*ssys because they let stars do whatever they want

639 days ago


WHAT a piece of **** he is!

639 days ago

andre herring king    

Ok its ANDREHERRING the king of art

639 days ago


Jail this lying POS!

639 days ago


Gloria Alldyke only represents women. Have you ever seen her with a male client? Neither have I....

639 days ago
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