News: Juelz Santana Released From Jail, Charged W/ Terroristic Threats & Weapon Possession
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2009 12:05PM
Skull Gang leader LaRon "Juelz Santana" James has reportedly been released from a New Jersey police station on $5,000 bond and charged with making terroristic threats towards his alleged girlfriend.
The rapper will also be due back in court early next month.
Teaneck police charged Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, with making terroristic threats and possessing a weapon. He's free on $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Municipal Court on Sept. 9. Capt. Dean Kazinci says Santana's girlfriend told police a verbal dispute became physical Tuesday. Kazinci says the rapper told officers the woman was the aggressor and she had the knife. Police say the girlfriend, whose name was not released, had minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. (Associated Press)
Shortly after the arrest, Santana's rep released a statement clarifying previous reports of the rapper threatening his "wife."
"Police were called to Juelz Santana's Home in Teaneck, New Jersey at 10am after an argument between him and his son's mother. LaRon James p/k/a Juelz Santana was then arrested and after review of the incident, police quickly released him. Santana is now back at his home." (Miss Info)
Early reports said Santana's "wife" called 911 on him yesterday.
Juelz Santana, the rapper who's collaborated with Chris Brown, Sean Kingston and Cam'ron, was arrested at his home in New Jersey -- after his wife told cops he threatened to kill her! Cops tell us they showed up at Santana's Teaneck home around 10:30 this morning after his wife called 911. According to law enforcement sources, James' wife did not need medical assistance -- but she told police the threat was made in front of a child. The rapper was arrested on domestic charges and is still in police custody. (TMZ)
Prior to the incident, Santana announced plans to celebrate his third annual "Celebrity Weekend" in northern New Jersey.
Festivities begin on August 21st with the "Whistle Song" rapper hosting a grown and sexy party at Englewood, New Jersey's Space Odyssey. That will be followed by a barbecue with music delivered by none other than DJ Envy with the party wrapping up on Sunday with the former Dipset member chartering buses to shuttle everyone to Great Adventures. Some of the celebrities expected to appear are Fabolous and Jadakiss, NBA player Wilson Chandler, Tocarra, Rosa Acosta, Angie Martinez and Jordan Hill of the NY Knicks. (Hip Hop Wired)
Check out a recent Juelz Santana interview below: