Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on idea of aggression a chartered driver during an polemic about taking him and his puppy from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a recital in the city.
Williams, who was in jail Sunday, came back Portland to perform in Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out” comedy improv show Friday night.
The town car driver had swelling and chips on his face, according to Port of Portland police. Williams, 47, whose real name is Micah Williams, left in another vehicle and was apprehended Saturday.
Williams has been charged with abuse in the fourth severity, and an arraignment was planned for Monday. He too was arrested for an out-of-state authorize from Georgia.
A publicist for Williams, whose comedy specials have appeared on HBO and Netflix, didn’t instantly respond to words aiming remark. A prison official and a spokesman for the district attorney’s office said they didn’t know if the comic had an attorney who could speak on his behalf.
Last month, Williams won the Emmy Award for guest actor in a comedy series for “Atlanta, ” a Tv show about two cousins in Atlanta’s rap scene.
The arrest comes more than a year after Williams was sentenced to three years of probation in Los Angeles after asserting no contest to stealing a personality photographer’s camera. Attorneys said in April 2017 that he also needed to attend anger administration classes.
In 2016, Williams got five years of probation after pleading no race in Georgia to assault and battery restrained to allegations he peril a guard while an relationship beat him with a baseball bat.