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The Game Arrested After Allegedly Punching Off-Duty Cop At Hollywood HS Gym
The Game was arrested on Monday after allegedly punching an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a pick-up basketball game in March.
The 35-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, turned himself into LAPD's Hollywood Division around noon, the L.A. Times reports. LAPD officer Mike Lopez said that he was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. The Game was released from the police station after he posted $50,000 bail.
The incident took place on March 29 during a basketball game at the Hollywood High School gym, Reuters reports. The Game is accused of throwing a punch at the off-duty officer, and the incident was apparently caught on video and circulated online. TMZ has a clip of it below:
This isn't his first run-in with LAPD. Last April, he and rapper T.I. got in a heated standoffwith officers outside of a Hollywood nightclub after a brawl broke out