New York rapper Foxy Brown‘s brother, Gavin “Pretty Boy” Marchand, pleaded not guilty to felony identity theft charges yesterday and was arrested shortly afterward.
According to reports, Foxy’s brother was hand cuffed outside the court yesterday in New York.
The brother of rapper Foxy Brown was arrested on grand larceny charges after a court appearance Thursday where he pleaded not guilty to identity theft charges. he new charge was grand larceny, the New York Post reported. Additional details about the charge were not divulged by prosecutors. Marchand’s two friends — Derwin Benoit, 34, and Warren David, 31 — were also arrested. (DNA Info)
An attorney for Marchand also confirmed the re-arrest.
“They’re re-arresting him for grand larceny,” Herman Wun, Marchand’s surprised lawyer, said outside a Manhattan Supreme courtroom as his client was taken into custody by burly, plain-clothed detectives. (New York Daily News)
Foxy’s brother was initially arrested in early August on credit card forgery charges.
Gavin Marchand was arrested last Saturday (August 7th) for allegedly possessing a forged American Express card to purchase almost $8,000 worth of clothes from the Hermes store on Madison Avenue. Police were inside the store conducting surveillance when Gavin, 35, and three associates arrived at the high-end boutique. A 31-year-old man named Warren David allegedly attempted to use the card. When the men attempted to leave the store, police approached them, but the driver, Derwin Benoit, led police on a 90-mph chase, before he finally pulled over and surrendered. (All Hip Hop)
The news comes just weeks after Foxy Brown pleaded not guilty to a restraining order violation.
Brown, whose real name is Inga Marchand, entered the plead Friday to a charge of criminal contempt. She could face up to one year in jail. Prosecutors say Brown violated the order in July by screaming at neighbor Arlene Raymond before bending over, baring her buttocks and showing her underwear while shouting an obscenity. The 31-year-old Brown was issued the order of protection after pleading guilty in 2008 to menacing Raymond with her cell phone. (Associated Press)
No further details have been released as of now.
Check out a past Foxy Brown interview down below: