Busta Rhymes Arrested For Driving With Suspended License

Rapper Busta Rhymes

was charged with driving with a suspended license in Manhattan yesterday (Feb.

22) morning. Police

stopped the rapper for allegedly running a red light around 5:30 am this morning

and took him into custody. Rhymes,

born Trevor Smith, was charged with driving with a suspended license. If

convicted, Busta Rhymes could face up to 15 days in jail. The

infraction is the latest legal issue for Rhymes, who is also facing two assault

charges. On

Feb. 20, Rhymes rejected a plea bargain from prosecutors, who offered Rhymes six

months in jail for allegedly assaulting his former driver in Dec. of 2006 and

a fan in Aug. of 2006. The

rapper is currently considering pleading to the lesser charges of third-degree

misdemeanor assault, If

he accepts the offer, Rhymes would be required to serve five days of community

service, two weeks of youth lectures andsix months of anger management classes.