Rapper Young Jeezy was arrested early Wednesday morning (June 18), after being pulled over by the Atlanta Police Department, AllHipHop.com has confirmed.
According to Public Affairs officer Ronald Campbell, Jeezy, born Jay Jenkins, was pulled over on Buford Highway around 2:20am, driving a white Chevrolet Corvette with temporary tags.
The Def Jam artist was hit with seven charges, including driving without a tag, no proof of insurance, speeding, reckless driving, and two counts of driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Jeezy was processed at the Atlanta City Jail, and was released around 6:15am after paying a $4100 fine.
“Last night, at approximately 2:30am, Young Jeezy was pulled over by the Atlanta Police Department shortly after leaving the studio to work on his new album The Recession,” Young Jeezy’s lawyer Scott Leemon confirmed with AllHipHop.com.
“After being charged with various automobile related offenses, Jeezy was quickly processed and released.
A court date has been scheduled and Jeezy looks forward to getting the matter resolved.”