According to authorities
in Queens, DMX broke the terms of a plea deal struck after a December 2004 arrest.
On Monday, the rapper was formally
charged and now faces up to a year in jail.
The rapper reportedly posted
$500 bail and must appear in court again on October. 11.
In December the rapper was
arrested for impersonating an FBI agent and driving his vehicle through a parking
lot gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens. The rapper confessed
to being high on Valium at the time.
A week after a conditional
discharge, the rapper was again arrested for driving 104 mph near Westchester,
New York home.
The rapper was again arrested
on April 15 when he was involved in another accident that included an unmarked
DMX, whose real
name is Earl Simmons, may face a year in jail should a judge decide the incidents
violated the terms of the December plea agreement. Queens’ District Attorney
Richard Brown told Reuters that DMX’s driver’s license was either suspended
or revoked in each incident.