American Rapper and producer, Dr. Dre, was detained by the Police, placed in handcuffs and issued a citation outside his Malibu home following a confrontation with a man. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies say they were called to the home of Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre, on Pacific Coast Highway at about 11:15 a.m. yesterday regarding an allegation of a man brandishing a firearm.
They said a man claimed Dr. Dre pointed a gun at him. According to him, he had stopped in front of Young’s home and was ordered to leave by Young, who had a handgun, according to a police release. Deputies put Young in handcuffs and placed him in the patrol car while they investigated the story.
The press release says Young was cooperative and consented to a search, and also denied all allegations regarding the gun. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said a gun was however not found at the scene. When asked for his own side of the story, Young said the man was parked directly in front of his home blocking the driveway, and he asked him to leave.
Young told deputies that the man drove away, but returned and parked near the same location in front of his home. Young stated that he pulled out his cellphone to begin filming the man, but the man drove away. He also denied ever threatening the person.