Rapper DMX was
arrested and charged with various driving violations on Friday (JUne 2) after
police pulled the rapper over in White Plains, New York for speeding.
DMX for driving his 2001 Chevy Suburban at high speeds. He was also ticketed
for making an unsafe lane change.
According to police,
the 35-year-old rapper didn't have a drivers license and was not wearing a seat
belt when he was pulled over.
He was ticketed
and ordered to appear in court on June 16.
Last month, DMX
was arrested at London's Heathrow airport for allegedly verbally abusing the
cabin crew on a flight to England. In that incident the rapper, born Earl Simmons,
refused to button his seat belt as the plane was landing.
He was arrested
and issued a caution by officers in London.
DMX has an infamous
driving record and has been arrested numerous times over the years for driving
In 2004 he was
arrested at JFK Airport in New York after a road-rage incident involving a parking
He violated his
probation in that case when he was ticketed for driving 104 mph on Interstate
684 in upstate New York. Another incident occurred where he was cited for striking
a car, which in turn struck a police cruiser on the Major Deegan highway n the
In Nov. of 2005,
DMX was sentenced to serve 70 days on Rikers Island for the infractions but
was released from prison on Dec. 30 for good behavior.
In Jan. of 2006,
the platinum-selling rapper's wife also ran afoul of the law, when they clocked
her driving her 2000 Mercedes-Benz 106 mph in North Castle, N.Y. on Interstate
684 - the same road DMX was arrested doing 104 mph in Dec. 2004.