News: Flo Rida Arrested In Miami, Finds Himself Right Round Jail
Thursday, Jun 9, 2011 9:00AM
Rapper Flo Rida has reportedly been busted on a a driving under the influence charge early Thursday (June 9) morning and taken to a nearby police station.
Details of the arrest landed across the Internet early Thursday.
Law enforcement sources say ... Flo Rida was driving around in his red and black Bugatti -- valued around $1.7 million -- when cops observed the rapper swerving in his lane and pulled him over around 3:30 AM. During the stop, cops detected the odor of alcohol -- so Flo was given a field sobriety test ... and didn't perform very well. Flo -- real name Tramar Dillard -- was arrested on suspicion of DUI and taken to a nearby station where he is currently being booked. Sources tell us Flo's blood alcohol level was more than double the legal limit. (TMZ)
Additional reports claim Flo was driving with a suspended license.
The South Florida rap artist and entertainer who goes by the name of Flo Rida was arrested early Thursday in Miami Beach on a drunk driving charge, WTVJ-Ch. 6 reported. The 31-year-old singer whose real name is Tramar Dillard, of Miami Gardens, was arrested on South Beach about 4 a.m. on charges of DUI and driving with a suspended license, the station reported. (Sun-Sentinel)
Flo's latest Twitter remark was a re-tweet on June 8th.
"The homie @official_flo holdin it down on @99JAMZWEDR check him out," Flo re-tweeted. (Flo Rida's Twitter)
Flo is currently slated to host a celebrity golf tournament heading into the weekend.
?Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire weekend rollin' with Flo Rida and DJ Irie, kicking it with Mr. Mariah Carey (AKA Nick Cannon), and shaking your a** for a good cause with renowned philanthropist and fictional character Carlton Banks? Well, get ready for Irie Weekend 2011 'cause that's pretty much the party plan. There's gonna be a celeb golf tourney, a kickoff concert at LIV, water games at Arkadia, and cameos from a thousand famous faces like Lil Jon, 'N Sync's Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick, and the NFL's Jonathan Vilma -- all to benefit the Irie Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida. (Miami New Times)
No further details have been released as of now.
Check out some past Flo Rida footage down below: