News: Jim Jones Can't Dip From Police, Arrested Again In NYC

Monday, Feb 27, 2012 5:38PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Dipset rapper Jim Jones reportedly experienced a slight case of deja vu after getting arrested in New York City, 72 hours after getting placed in police custody for a Connecticut casino brawl.

While reports are still emerging, Jones was arrested sometime Monday (February 27) in his hometown.

Just three days after Jim Jones was arrested for assault on a police officer following a casino brawl in Connecticut, the rapper was arrested AGAIN -- law enforcement sources tell TMZ. According to law enforcement sources, Jim was pulled over earlier today in New York City -- and subsequently arrested for driving on a suspended license. Jones has since been released. (TMZ)

Last year, Jones reportedly got a personal driver after losing his license.

You'd think Jim Jones would suck it up and buy a Metro Card after losing his license earlier this year -- but no ... the rapper plunked down for a chauffeur. Jones pled guilty to driving on a suspended license after his arrest in March -- but Jones tells TMZ, it's no big deal ... because now his driver takes him everywhere he needs to go ... guy even drives Jim's kid to school. The "Love & Hip Hop" star says the cost of hiring the driver is worth it because he doesn't want to end up in jail for another driving violation -- and he feels he's too famous in NYC to take public transportation. (TMZ)

The rapper made headlines this past weekend following his publicized casino brawl.

Rapper Jim Jones was arrested and charged with assaulting a Connecticut state trooper in a brawl at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, police said Saturday. State police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance said said he was not certain how the altercation Friday night began. (Washington Post)

Following the brawl, Jones was reportedly handed multiple charges.

Connecticut state police have arrested rapper Jim Jones following a fight at Foxwoods Resort Casino. State police spokesman J. Paul Vance says the hip-hop artist and actor was charged with assault on a police officer and breach of peace. He was released after posting bond. Vance said Saturday that Jones assaulted a trooper during the fight. He said he was not certain how the altercation started Friday night. (Wall Street Journal)

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