Trey Songz is being sued by a Detroit cop who’s accusing the singer of punching him in the face with a closed fist.
In response to a lawsuit filed in Detroit’s federal court docket Monday (Jun 4), Songz was acting on stage in December 2016 when he turned irate after live performance organizers tried to finish his present early as a result of it had run over its allotted time slot. Throughout the efficiency, Trey stated, “If a n**ga reduce me off I’m going the f**ok loopy…” And that’s precisely what he did.
Video footage from the evening confirmed the singer throwing microphone stands, audio system and no matter else he may get his fingers on off the stage earlier than leaping off the stage and persevering with his tantrum. A photographer, who can be suing, was hit in the head by considered one of the flying objects.
Sgt. Robert Avery of the Detroit police division stated as he tried to take Trey into custody, the singer fought him and punched him in the face, inflicting the officer to fall to the floor and hit his head on the concrete.
The lawsuit states that Sgt. Avery fell to the floor and hit his head on the concrete, allegedly inflicting him to undergo seen bruising and swelling to his proper temple, in addition to a contusion to his left brow. Avery says Trey, whose breath had “a robust oder of intoxicants,” additionally shouted F**ok all y’all honkeys and f**ok the police” and likewise yelled “f**ok you cracker” at him.
Trey was finally arrested and charged with assaulting, resisting and obstructing a police officer in addition to aggravated assault. Whereas being booked, police say Songz—who pled responsible to 2 counts of disturbing the peace—was very uncooperative and defiantly flashed a center finger in his mugshot.
In response to MLive.com, Songz apologized for his conduct when he appeared in a Detroit courtroom for his sentencing in August 2017.
Trey Songz addressed the court docket at present in Detroit and apologized. pic.twitter.com/csfedainCh
— Elisha Anderson (@elishaanderson) August 18, 2017