Police Investigating Suge Knight’s Involvement In Vibe Awards Melee

Police are investigating Marion “Suge” Knight’s alleged involvement

in an assault on Dr. Dre during the Vibe Awards last month in Santa Monica, California.

Police are investigating

Knight’s possible ties to the assailant, Jimmy “James” Johnson.

Santa Monica police

have been interviewing witnesses in an attempt to determine Knight’s actions

before and after the event.

The Corrections

Department is also involved in the investigation, seeking to determine if Knight

violated his probation.

The conditions

of Knight’s parole bar him from having any contact with Dr. Dre.

Johnson is caught

on tape allegedly assaulting Dr. Dre during the awards ceremony at the Santa Monica airport.

In the resulting

fracas, police claim Johnson was stabbed by G-Unit rapper Young Buck.

After several days

of consulting with attorneys last month, Young Buck turned himself in to Santa

Monica, California police to face charges of attempted murder.

Knight has repeatedly

denied any involvement in the incident and videotape of the melee shows Knight

sitting calm and collected during the brawl.

According to reports,

Dr. Dre met with Santa Monica police on Monday (November 29) to demand that

Johnson be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Dr. Dre and Knight

formed Death Row Records in the early 1990’s.

After several chart

topping albums by Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound and Tupac Shakur, Dre left

due to tensions with Knight.

After a bitter,

public departure, Dre went on to form Aftermath Entertainment, home to Eminem,

50 Cent and G-Unit, Game, Eve, Busta Rhymes Stat Quo and others.

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