Assault Charges Dropped Against Fat Joe

Assault charges against Fat Joe were dropped

by the Manhattan District Attorney in New York last Tuesday, due to lack of


The charges stem from a brawl at B.B. King’s

in Times Square, in which a 31-year-old man was assaulted. Joe didn’t turn himself

in until July 10 because he was on tour.

The victim claimed he was involved in a dispute

with a member of Joe’s crew. The victim suffered a broken jaw, after the rapper

allegedly punched him.

Joe maintained his innocence after the victim

had plucked him from the police lineup. The rapper faced a maximum of 15 years

in prison.

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