Flavor Flav was arrested today (January 9) in Nassau County, New York after a traffic stop, according to Complex.
Flav was driving at 79 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone, according to the publication's report. The state trooper who pulled Flav over found 16 suspensions on his record and marijuana in Flav's possession.
Flavor Flav was arrested for felony aggravated unlicensed operation, among other charges. He was then released and was able to attend his mother Anna Drayton's funeral, who passed away New Year's Eve.
On December 31, Flavor spoke about his mother's passing on Twitter.
Hey everybody I just lost my mother Anna Drayton thismorning newyears eve she passed away and I'm gonna miss her. She lived good a good life
— FLAVOR FLAV (@FlavorFlav)
Hey everybody I just lost my mother Anna Drayton thismorning newyears eve she passed away and I'm gonna miss her. She lived good a good life— FLAVOR FLAV (@FlavorFlav) December 31, 2013
Thank you to everyone that's sending me blessings about my Momz ,,, I appreaceate you all of you so much from me and my family FLAVOR FLAV
— FLAVOR FLAV (@FlavorFlav) December 31, 2013
In 2012, Flav avoided jail time by paying $25,000 to Angie Parker, the mother of his three children. He also agreed to pay an additional $1,200 per month to help reduce his debt.