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MC Hammer

Arrested for Obstruction,

But Claims Profiling

2/23/2013 2:01 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0223-mc-hammer-gettyMC Hammer was arrested yesterday for obstructing an officer, but he paints a story of racial profiling by the police ... claiming an officer pulled out his gun and randomly asked him, "Are you on parole or probation?"

Hammer was booked and released from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, CA after he was popped for obstructing an officer in the performance of their duties and resisting an officer.

But Hammer went on Twitter this morning and his version of events is shocking. He claims the encounter started when a cop tapped on his car window and asked him, "Are you on parole or probation?"

Hammer thought it was all a joke until "he pulled out his guns, blew his whistle and yelled for help."

Hammer summed it all up by saying, "only thing more dangerous than a scared man with a gun, is a scared man with an agenda, a gun and a badge. I was citied for obstruction smh."

TMZ reached out to the Dublin PD for comment ... we're yet to hear back.

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_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Should've got out the car and went all Typewriter on his ass.

517 days ago
17.

tgrfan42069    

how come when every black celeb gets arrested its always profiling>? i mean yeah it happens but not every mother ****in time

517 days ago
18.

GoPeytonLuck    

So scandalous...

517 days ago
19.

Annatude29    

Of this went down as Hammer states then it was CLEARLY racial profiling. SMDH!!!

517 days ago
20.

Menudo Apocalypse    

This is a obvious sign of the on coming menudo apocalypse.

517 days ago
21.

Larry    

If that is how it really happened then that officer needs to be terminated. Im sure Hammer was the first he did this to and officers of the law never do anything outside the law they work so hard to enforce.

517 days ago
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david    

Jesus really? the race card....enough with the race card....some of the most racist people are black and they use the race card every chance they get

517 days ago
23.

Spicy mag    

He doesn't have a leg to stand on.

517 days ago
24.

Roscho    

Retired Cop here, I side with MCH.

The obstruction was that he didn't respond to the officers question. Total bs charge.

Profiling wouldn't surprise me a bit.

517 days ago
25.

Damon    

Sounds like the kind of cops that shot those 2 women because they were driving the same "kind" of truck as Dormer. There are great cops and s*** cops.

517 days ago
26.

Marty    

This is a fabrication by MC HAMROID! Everyone knows who he is and would not have asked such a stupid question. Hell his run down low class crib is in Pleasanton, CA right next to the low class jail in Santa Rita.

517 days ago
27.

forfun    

I find this hard to believe. I live in the same town as Hammer. I have run into him a few times and I just don't see him causing a problem with a police officer.

517 days ago
28.

Gretel    

MC hon, you got out alive. Count your blessings and go back into obscurity.

517 days ago
29.

Warren    

If the first thing a cop ask you is "Are you on parole or probation?" You know you have a problem.

Most likely the cop saw a black man in a nice care and thought it was stolen. Some people should not be cops. That is what Doren was trying to tell us.

517 days ago
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hammonator62    

If a cops ask you a question, just answer. Don't be a smart ass and say " you don't have a reason to question me".If you do, then they will put a trumped up charge on you!! I am sure he was being a dick!!!

517 days ago
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