Jim Jones' Bodyguard Busted For Brawling W/ Cops At Summer Jam

June 2, 2008 0

jim Jim Jones' Bodyguard Busted For Brawling W/ Cops At Summer Jam
A man identified as Harlem rapper Jim Jones’ bodyguard was hauled off to jail last night, after a dispute between officers and members of the rapper’s entourage became physical.

Jim Jones surprised audiences last night when he closed out New York radio station, Hot 97’s annual Summer Jam concert, hosted at Giants Stadium. Jones followed the event headliner, Kanye West, performing his smash single “We Fly High (Ballin),” among his newer material.

Just moments after he wrapped the show around 10:30 p.m. some members of the Byrd Gang capo’s camp got into it with cops backstage, according to local New Jersey paper, The Record.

State Police Capt. Al Della Fave said the group was “trying to incite a riot” by making references to the Sean Bell case.

Della Fave told reporters that Charles Chandler, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y., grabbed Trooper Jafca Mandziuk’s head and face with both hands before another trooper jumped in. Chandler was then arrested

Cops also nabbed six others in unrelated incidents including possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled deadly substance, three charges of improper behavior and one for trespassing. All in all though, cops said the event, which attracted an estimated 44,000 people, went pretty smoothly.

“This wasn’t too bad considering the amount of people that attended,” Della Fave said.


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