Rapper Travis Scott arrested after alleged brawl on drunken yacht in Miami

Entertainer Travis Scott was arrested early Thursday in Miami for trespassing and disorderly intoxication following a call to police about a fight on a yacht.

The Grammy-nominated rapper was arrested at 1:44 a.m. after Miami Beach police were called about “people fighting” on one of the yachts at a private marina, according to a police report obtained by HuffPost.

Scott, born Jacques Webster, was described by responding officers as having been found standing on the dock shouting obscenities at people on the yacht and smelling strongly of alcohol.

Rapper Travis Scott was arrested early Thursday morning in Miami after allegedly refusing to leave a marina and disturbing the peace while intoxicated. Miami-Dade County

The person who called police said they did not want to press charges and “just wanted (Scott) to jump ship,” according to the arrest report.

The 33-year-old “Goosebumps” singer told police he had no possessions on the boat and agreed to leave shortly after in a waiting car. However, he returned about five minutes later and began yelling again while ignoring the officers' warning to leave, according to the report.

“(Scott) started shouting again, becoming erratic, disturbing the peace of the occupants of the marina and nearby residential buildings, causing public disorder,” police said.

The Grammy-nominated rapper was described by police as “becoming erratic” after returning to the scene early Thursday. Rich story via Getty Images

He was taken into custody and admitted to drinking alcohol, telling police, “This is Miami,” according to the report.

He was released from Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center around 8 a.m. after posting $650 bond. A lawyer appointed to represent him did not immediately respond to HuffPost's requests for comment.

Scott, shortly after his release, took to X, the site formerly known as Twitter, writing: “Lol.” In another later post, he announced the next European leg of his Circus Maximus tour.

“For information, I’m going there. Ham,” he added.

Scott is known for his raucous behavior and musical performances.

He pleaded guilty to reckless driving related to a 2015 incident at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago and was sentenced to a year of court supervision.

Scott was detained at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami. GIORGIO VIERA via Getty Images

Two years later, he was charged with inciting a riot at a concert in Arkansas. He pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace and was ordered to pay court costs and compensate the two injured people.

Shortly after that 2017 incident, a then-23-year-old fan said they were left paralyzed after being pushed from a third-story balcony and then dragged on stage at a Scott concert in New York. Video of the incident reportedly showed Scott encouraging fans on the second floor balcony to jump into the crowd below, assuring them they would be caught by the people below.

Then, in 2021, 10 people were killed and hundreds more injured during a crowd surge at Scott's Astroworld music festival in Houston. A jury chose not to charge him in that incident.


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