DMX's SUV Impounded, More Driving Charges In New York

Rap superstar DMX

is facing a misdemeanor traffic charge after police stopped him yesterday (Oct.

9) in New York and impounded his vehicle for various driving infractions. Police

stopped the rapper for driving his 2001 Chevy Suburban uninspected, as he was

traveling on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers, New York. When

police ran a computer check, they found that DMX, born Earl Simmons, was unlicensed

to drive in the state of New York. His registration was also suspended. The

Chevy Suburban was impounded and DMX was issued three summonses. He

was charged with driving with a suspended registration, which is a misdemeanor,

and driving an unlicensed and uninspected vehicle, which are driving infractions.


vehicle was impounded and he received three summonses to appear in City Court

on Dec. 18. On

Sept. 30, the rapper was involved in an altercation with sound crew, after his

microphone was repeatedly cut during a performance at a "Back2School Jam"

concert at The Nassau Coliseum.One

woman in the audience suffered minor injuries during the fracas, after a member

of DMX's entourage allegedly threw a chair into the crowd, which allegedly struck

the woman in the head.In

June, DMX spent a night in jail before posting $25,000 in bail due to a series

of missed court dates that stemmed from a June 2 incident, in which police accused

him of driving erratically in White Plains, New York.