FILE – In this July 21, 2015, file photograph, rapper Silento poses for a portrait in New York. Silento, identified for Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” and whose authorized title is Richard Lamar Hawk, was charged Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 with driving 143 mph on an Atlanta interstate. The rapper faces a number of prices, together with reckless driving and rushing. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities stated.
ATLANTA: Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities stated.
Silento, or Richard Ricky Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, rushing, failure to take care of lane and improper stopping, information shops reported.
A DeKalb police report stated Hawk was pulled over round three a.m. after an officer witnessed Hawk’s white BMW swerving round slower automobiles.
The report stated Hawk initially argued with the officer about how briskly he was going and insisted that he’d achieved nothing unsuitable.
Later, Hawk informed the officer he was rushing as a result of he usually will get adopted when leaving occasions, the report stated.
The Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) rapper stated he was at a membership selling his new music and that he may go 143 mph as a result of he’s not an everyday particular person,” the report stated.
It was unclear whether or not Hawk had an legal professional who would touch upon his behalf.
The arrest comes a month after Hawk was charged with assault with a lethal weapon. Hawk was accused of strolling into an unlocked strangers residence within the Valley Village space of Los Angeles and swinging a hatchet on the two folks inside earlier than one in every of them disarmed him.
Prior to that arrest he was charged with inflicting corporal punishment on a partner or cohabitant at a Santa Ana residence on Aug. 28.
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