Comedian Katt Williams arrested for alleged assault on a driver

FILE-In this Dec. 13, 2017, file image, Katt Williams participates in the LA Premiere of”Father Figures”in Los Angeles. Williams was detained on suspicion of attacking a chauffeur. Williams remains in prison Sunday, Oct, 7, 2018. He had actually pertained to Portland to carry out in Nick Cannon ’ s “ Wild ‘ N Out ” funny improv reveal Fridaynight. ( AP)

Comedian Katt Williams has actually been apprehended on suspicion of attacking a worked with motorist throughout an argument about taking him and his pet from the Portland, Oregon, airport to an efficiency in the city.

Williams, who remained in prison Sunday, pertained to Portland to carry out in Nick Cannon’s” Wild ‘N Out”funny improv reveal Friday night.

The town automobile chauffeur had swelling and cuts on his face, according to Port of Portland authorities. Williams, 47, whose genuine name is Micah Williams, left in another car and was jailed Saturday.

Williams has actually been charged with attack in the 4th degree, and an arraignment is set up for Monday. He likewise was detained for an out-of-state warrant from Georgia.

This&image offered by the Multnomah County Jail reveals Katt Williams who was apprehended on suspicion of attacking a motorist. Williams remains in prison Sunday, Oct, 7, 2018. He had actually pertained to Portland to carry out in Nick Cannon’ s “ Wild ‘ N Out ” funny improv reveal Friday night. ((Multnomah County Jail through AP))

A press agent for Williams, whose funny specials have actually appeared on HBO and Netflix, didn’t right away react to messages looking for remark. If the comic had a lawyer who might speak on his behalf, a prison authorities and a representative for the district lawyer’s workplace stated they didn’t understand.

Last month, Williams won the Emmy Award for visitor star in a funny series for “Atlanta,” a TELEVISION program about 2 cousins in Atlanta’s rap scene.

The arrest comes more than a year after Williams was sentenced to 3 years of probation in Los Angeles after pleading no contest to taking a celeb professional photographer’s video camera. District attorneys stated in April 2017 that he likewise required to participate in anger management classes.

In 2016, Williams got 5 years of probation after pleading no contest in Georgia to attack and battery connected to accusations he threatened a bodyguard while an associate beat him with a baseball bat.

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