Rapper 'The Game' arrested after punching police officer
09 June 2015, 18:36
Los Angeles - The rapper who goes by the name "The Game" has been arrested in connection with a violent incident involving an off-duty police officer at a pickup basketball game in March.
Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez says the 35-year-old hip-hop artist whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor surrendered at the department's Hollywood Division at noon Monday.
The rapper is accused of throwing a punch at the officer, and the incident was caught on video and posted online.
Lopez says the performer was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. He posted $50,000 bail about an hour later.
Attorneys for The Game did not immediately return calls or emails seeking comment Tuesday morning.
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