DMX Hit With Additional Charges, Leaves US For Tour

Earl "DMX" Simmons was treated at a New

York hospital and has had additional charges slapped on him, due to an altercation

with another driver at Kennedy Airport in Queens, New York.

Simmons and associate Jackie Hudgins were released

on $15,000 bail. Simmons was initially charged with attempted robbery and impersonating

an officer.

Additional charges of menacing, possession of

a controlled substance, possession of a weapon and driving under the influence

of drugs or alcohol, were added yesterday.

According to reports, the rapper told authorities

he was rushing to catch a flight when another driver got in the way of him parking

his SUV.

DMX flipped on flashing lights and a siren that

were illegally placed on the SUV and chased the man, crashing through a toll

booth.

When police arrived, they found DMX trying to

pull the driver out of his car.

Port Authority police said that DMX was "out

of it" when they arrested him.

The additional charges were added when police

found crack cocaine, painkillers and a billy club in his vehicle.

DMX explained the painkillers were from an injury

he received while filming a movie.

"None of this would have happened if DMX

had just paid the parking fee [and left]" Queens Assistant District Attorney

Corrine Henderson told the New York Daily News.

She also said that DMX’s pants had fallen down

to his ankles, but he was so high he didn’t notice. Henderson added that DMX

wasn’t very cooperative with police while being arrested.

"He told them, ‘I make moves. I make people

disappear. Take these cuffs off me and we can go at it,’" she said.

He was later treated for breathing problems at

Queens Hospital Center and was taken to detox, before being booked.

He caught a flight to Amsterdam, where he will

kick of a European tour this weekend.

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