Suge Knight Faces Drug Charges from August Assault
has verified that Suge Knight will face felony drug charges stemming
from his August 27 arrest for the alleged assault of girlfriend Melissa
reports reveal that officers arrived and witnessed Knight wielding a
knife and punching a naked Isaac in a parking lot off the Las Vegas
district attorney David Roger, Knight was arrested that night for
felony assault, misdemeanor domestic violence, and for the illegal
drugs Ecstasy and hydrocodone (a codeine-based pain reliever). With the
lab reports now completed, the path has been cleared to file a criminal
took a while for the lab to analyze the substances, which cause a delay
in filing the charges," Roger explained. "Considering Mr. Knight's
notoriety, these are serious charges."
felony complaint will charge Knight on Monday November 17 with battery
and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
assault charge on Knight remains in jeopardy, as the alleged victim
Melissa Isaac has gone missing since the incident. At the time of her
disappearance, Isaac was scheduled to testify against the former Death
Row CEO in court.
without Isaac, Roger's prosecution team has vowed to move forward with
the case, as two arresting officers were witness to the assault.
At press time, Suge Knight could not be reached for comment.