Maybach Music Group’s Meek Mill isn’t the only group member making headlines for run-ins with law enforcement as new reports claim crooner Omarion found himself in handcuffs this week. #andanotherone
According to reports, the MMG singer’s absence to settle a traffic ticket resulted in the arrest.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … the singer was tooling around the San Fernando Valley late Friday morning when he was stopped for running a stop sign. The officer ran his license and found there was a warrant out for his arrest … for failing to appear in court on an earlier traffic ticket. The singer was cuffed and taken to jail. Omarion — the former lead singer of B2K — is being held on $20,000 bail. (TMZ)
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross issued an open statement on Meek’s publicized legal woes last Saturday (July 12).
“I created MMG years ago, my desire was to create a space where the most talented artists in the world could be nurtured and supported. With that came a commitment. I vowed to support these artist, through the good and the bad. Every individual signed to MMG is not just an artist, they are my family. And with family you ride, or you die. Yesterday, my brother, Meek Mill ran into some unfortunate legal issues. It happens. However, his team, our team, will continue to execute Meek’s plan as close to schedule as possible.” (Statement)
Ross also suggested Meek’s upcoming Dreams Worth More Than Money would still arrive this year.
“His album is coming. We ask that the fans and the media continue to support him and his music during this time. He’ll be home soon. “Dreams Are Worth More Than Money”, and family is worth more than Everything. MMG FOR LIFE.” – Rick Ross” (Statement)
According to reports, Meek could spend up to six months in jail.
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill is behind bars Friday night. Mill, seen in video at the scene of last weekend’s deadly fire in Southwest Philadelphia, will spend three to six months behind bars after violating his probation. He’s in custody right now. Prosecutors say they were concerned about a number of recent incidents with Mill, including posting a photo of himself with a gun. (My Fox Philly)