TI Arrested In His Own Neighborhood, Scared Security Guard Calls Cops

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Henry County Police deputy Mike Ireland said TI was arrested around 4.30am after he got into an argument with a security guard.

According to the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the rapper was detained around 6:00 a.m. and released on his own recognizance around 7:51 a.m. "I guess y'all been hearing all the nonsense", he said, wearing the same shirt he wore in his mugshot. T.I. and a friend argued with the guard at the security shack, who wouldn't let them enter. and it got heated enough that cops showed up. Further, says T.I.'s lawyer, Harris called his wife, "Tiny", who tried to convince the guard that everything was on the up-and-up, to no avail. T.I. was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and simple assault. "The guard was sound asleep when Tip arrived at the guardhouse".

According to officials, the unidentified friend had an outstanding warrant and was placed under arrest.

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In an update, TMZ reported that sources told them T.I. did not strike the guard but that the guard "feared he would be hit during the dispute", which apparently under Georgia law constitutes simple assault. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ About four hours later, T.I. was released after posting a $2,250 bond and made it home just in time to celebrate his son's birthday. It took Tip some time to wake up the sleeping guard. He says the rapper identified himself and sought entry, but the guard refused. The guard continued to refuse entry without justification. "The guard refused entry".

T.I.is one of the biggest names in hip-hop, with multiple platinum-selling albums and singles, production credits and roles in films like "ATL" and "American Gangster".

Sadow claims police did not want to hear from T.I.'s side and arrested his client.

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