MC Hammer Arrested For Obstruction: Claims Racial Profiling
According to TMZ, MC Hammer was arrested yesterday for obstructing an officer. Hammer describes the incident and claims that an officer pulled out his gun and randomly asked him, “Are you on parole or probation?” Hammer was booked and released from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, CA after he was arrested for obstructing an officer in the performance of their duties and resisting an officer.
Hammer posted on Twitter that he thought the whole incident was a joke. He says that the incident started when officer tapped on his car window and asked him, “Are you on parole or probation?” He then states that he officer, “pulled out his guns, blew his whistle and yelled for help.”
Hammer added that, “the only thing more dangerous than a scared man with a gun, is a scared man with an agenda, a gun and a badge. I was citied for obstruction smh.”