Comedian Katt Williams arrested for alleged assault on a driver
Comic Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a employed driving force right through an issue about taking him and his canine from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a efficiency within the town.
Williams, who used to be in prison Sunday, got here to Portland to accomplish in Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out” comedy improv display Friday evening.
Town automotive driving force had swelling and cuts on his face, in step with Port of Portland police. Williams, 47, whose actual title is Micah Williams, left in any other car and used to be arrested Saturday.
Williams has been charged with attack within the fourth level, and an arraignment is scheduled for Monday. He additionally used to be arrested for an out-of-state warrant from Georgia.
A publicist for Williams, whose comedy specials have seemed on HBO and Netflix, did not in an instant reply to messages looking for remark. A prison professional and a spokesman for the district legal professional’s administrative center stated they did not know if the comic had an legal professional who may just discuss on his behalf.
Closing month, Williams received the Emmy Award for visitor actor in a comedy collection for “Atlanta,” a TV display about two cousins in Atlanta’s rap scene.
The arrest comes greater than a 12 months after Williams used to be sentenced to 3 years of probation in Los Angeles after pleading no contest to stealing a star photographer’s digicam. Prosecutors stated in April 2017 that he additionally had to attend anger control categories.
In 2016, Williams were given 5 years of probation after pleading no contest in Georgia to attack and battery tied to allegations he threatened a bodyguard whilst an acquaintance beat him with a baseball bat.