Flavor Flav Arrested on Assault and Battery Charges

Flavor Flav, real name William Drayton Jr., was arrested early this morning in Las Vegas after allegedly assaulting someone with a deadly weapon, according to TMZ.

Law enforcement arrived at Dayton’s home around 3 a.m. after receiving a 911 call from his fiancée. According to law enforcement, Drayton allegedly got in to an intense argument with his fiancée and an unknown teenager. It is not clear whether the teen was Drayton’s child. The argument took a violent turn when Drayton allegedly threatened one person with a knife and battered the other. It is not clear which person he threatened, and which he physically attacked.

Drayton was booked on two charges, felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence. He was released on $23,000 bail a few hours after his arrest.

Pictured: In this handout photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., aka Flavor Flav, is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest for alleged assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence October 17, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)