MC Hammer Arrested For Obstructing Officer, AllegesProfiling
byFree Britneyat February 24, 2013 9:41 am
MC Hammer was arrested Thursday for obstructing a police officer. He has since launched into a series of Tweetsalleging wrongdoing on the officer's part.First, the officer's side of the story:Law enforcement officials in Dublin, east of Oakland, saidHammer was in a vehiclewith an expired registration and hewas not the registered owner."After asking Hammer who the registered owner was he became very argumentative and refused to answer," policespokesman Herb Walters told CNN.Hammer, 50, was then arrested on suspicion of resisting an officer and obstructing an officer in the performance of hisduties, according to Walters.The incident occurred at the Hacienda Crossings shopping center, but the '90s rap and dance icon tells a very differentversion of what went down.Alleging profiling, Hammer claims he was asked whether he was on parole or probation before the police officer tried topull him out of his vehicle.