and Ill Will/Columbia artist Quan was arrested Tuesday (Oct. 25) in Hampton
Virginia and hit with various charges, including felony assault and battery
on a police officer.
According to published reports,
authorities were responding to a call to a local motel in regards to complaints
of a heavy odor of marijuana coming from one of the rooms.
When the two patrolmen responded,
they were allegedly found Quan, who’s real name is Clifford Ferquan Peacock.
The rapper allegedly agreed to let them enter the room.
Upon entry, authorities
report that they found a loaded handgun in the refrigerator. Once the weapon
was spotted authorities state that Peacock the fled the scene and was chased
by one officer on foot.
The pursuit was reportedly
ended in a hallway of the motel, where Peacock allegedly attacked the officer.
Once the second officer
came to the defense, it is reported that three suspects fled the scene.
Once Quan was placed in
custody, police report that they recovered $19,000 dollars in cash, 3 handguns,
cell phones and a small amount of marijuana.
Quan was arrested on charges
of marijuana possession, being a felon in possession of a handgun, resisting
arrest and assault on a police officer.
No comment from either side
was available at press time.