Reality TV Star Flavor Flav Arrested In Las Vegas

Police in Las Vegas say rapper and reality television star Flavor Flav was arrested on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for driving offenses.

Las Vegas police Officer Marcus Martin said Monday the entertainer whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton was arrested Friday night after a traffic stop east of the Las Vegas Strip.

Martin says Drayton had two outstanding warrants for driving without a license, one for driving without insurance and one related to a parking citation.

Martin says Drayton is no longer in custody.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had a lawyer or when he is due in court.

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Flavor Flav was a member of Public Enemy, and has remained in the spotlight in recent years through appearances on several cable reality shows.