Friday, June 11, 2010
Gun Charge Against Suge Knight Tossed; Mogul Accused Of Harassing Man's Family
(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is off the hook in a recent altercation with another man in Los Angeles, California last month.
Knight was arrested while driving his by a half-dozen police officers from the Robbery and Homicide Unit, for allegedly pointing a gun at a man during an argument in Los Angeles.
Police never recovered a weapon from Knight’s White Cadillac Escalade, although he was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
Knight was released from jail hours later, after posting $65,000 bail. From the outset, Knight denied the charges through his lawyer, Marc Brumer.
During the court proceedings, it was revealed that Knight was harassing a man named Elwood E. Chatman, his wife and their 12-year-old son.
According to Chatman, Knight has threatened to take his life multiple times and that he has an open case with the LAPD for an assault that allegedly took place on April 4th, although he did not identify if Knight was the assailant or not.
Knight has been ordered to stay 100 yards away from Chatman.