The Game’s manager
Jimmy "Henchmen" Rosemond has released a statement regarding an arrest
warrant that was recently issued for the rapper in North Carolina.
the warrant after the Compton rapper missed a March 28 court date to face charges
of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Rosemond, who was
featured on the front page of the Money Section of USA Today Friday (April
14), stated that his client’s situation is a result of a simple mix-up.
a change of address in which Game did not receive his court summons," Rosemond,
CEO of Czar Entertainment, told AllHipHop.com in a statement. "It was a
simple mistake and yes, a paper warrant was issued. However, his attorneys are
working to clear this matter immediately."
The arrest warrant
stems from an incident in a local shopping mall on Oct. 28, 2005. Game, born
Jayceon Taylor, was in Greensboro, N.C., to perform at Winston-Salem State University’s
The rapper visited
a local mall wearing a Halloween mask. Police accused Game of ignoring requests
to remove the mask and leave the mall.
As a result, a
minor altercation between Game and an off-duty police officer ensued, resulting
in the rapper’s arrest and a claim of police brutality.
The police officer
also pepper-sprayed Game and several associates during the dispute, which was
videotaped by a member of the rapper’s entourage.
was included on Game’s DVD Stop Snitchin’, Stop Lyin’.
The Internal Affairs
Department of the Greensboro Police Department viewed the incident on the DVD
and cleared the arresting officer of any wrongdoing.