MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) – A New York grand jury will consider whether to indict entertainer Flavor Flav for allegedly speeding to his mother’s funeral.
Flav, whose real name is William Drayton, was arrested Jan. 9 on Long Island’s Meadowbrook Parkway.READ MORE: Placer County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Older As Thousands Of Appointments Remain Open
Police say the rapper and reality TV star was speeding and driving without a license, a felony. He also was charged with marijuana possession as a violation. He has pleaded not guilty.
His attorney, Indji Bessim, has sought for several months to reach a plea agreement with prosecutors. She declined to comment Friday.READ MORE: 'Positivity, Acceptance And Love': Lodi Announces Location Of City's First-Ever Pride Festival
A spokesman for the district attorney declined to comment on plea negotiations.
Flav pleaded guilty in Las Vegas in April to reduced charges of threatening his girlfriend’s teenage son.MORE NEWS: Camp 2 Home Program In Modesto Helps Homeless Get Back On Their Feet
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