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Flavor Flav Released From Las Vegas Jail

The Associated Press, Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:43am (PDT)
  • LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Entertainer Flavor Flav is free from a Las Vegas jail pending a court appearance next week on felony assault and misdemeanor domestic battery charges.

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    Records show the hip-hop and reality TV star whose legal name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. was released on bail from the Clark County jail before a scheduled Thursday morning court appearance.

    He's now due in Las Vegas Justice Court on Tuesday.

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    Drayton is accused of throwing his fiancée to the floor and wielding knives as he chased and threatened to kill her 17-year-old son during an argument early Wednesday at their home in Las Vegas.

    Drayton told a police officer he scuffled with the woman and her son but denied chasing or threatening the teen.

    It's not clear if Drayton has a lawyer.

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