News: Soulja Boy Tell Em Punished For Running From Cops

Friday, Feb 5, 2010 2:20PM

Written by Biz Jones

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reportedly been sentenced to a year of probation for evading arrest last fall.

According to reports, the rapper was also given a fine he is required to pay.

SB ran from Henry County police after authorities raided a home in McDonough, Georgia where he was allegedly filming a video. His "A"zz took off running as an officer walked up to the house and was arrested when he came back moments later. He's now been sentenced in the case. No worries kiddies. SB won't have to spend time in the clink. His punishment for running like a punk? A year's probation and a $1,000 fine. Such a cheap price for street cred. (Straight From The A)

The incident took place last October in Georgia.

Rapper Soulja Boy, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, is shown in this police handout photo released Oct. 9, 2009 by the Henry County Sheriff's Office. Way was arrested Wednesday, Oct, 7, 2009 in McDonough, Ga. for obstruction of a police officer and released on bond. (Atlanta-Journal Constitution)

An account of what went down also landed online following his arrest.

Soulja Boy was charged with obstruction after telling officers that people gathered at an abandoned Georgia house were shooting amusic video. Henry County Police Capt. Jason Bolton said Friday that when officers arrived Wednesday night to investigate complaints, almost half of the 40 people assembled fled by foot. Later, a man identified as DeAndre Cortez Way, Soulja Boy's real name, returned and said the group was shooting a video. Way was charged with obstruction and bonded out of the Henry County jail on Thursday. A telephone call to his publicist was not immediately returned. (Associated Press)

The rapper later made a promise to never return to jail.

"RT @Kwabby6 @souljaboytellem y they let yo a** outta jail? <-- Cuz i'm rich b*tch!," he wrote Friday (October 9). "To all my fans, I just wanna put this behind me! I'm not going back to jail!! Let's focus on the BET Awards! :) --> www.bet.com/tellem" (Soulja Boy Tell Em's Twitter)

No further details have been released as of now.

Check out a recent Soulja Boy Tell Em video down below:

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