Travis Scott arrested in Miami after 'yelling' and becoming 'erratic': police

Superstar rapper Travis Scott was arrested Thursday morning in Miami on charges of disorderly intoxication and trespassing, according to jail records.

Scott, whose real name is Jacques Bermon Webster, was arrested at 4:35 a.m. local time, according to prison records. Jail records also indicate he posted $650 bond and was released.

The rapper was “yelling obscenities” at someone on a yacht in the Miami Beach Marina early Thursday morning and when officers responded, they “could smell a strong odor of alcohol” on his breath, according to Miami police Beach.

The person on board the yacht told police they did not want to press charges; he just wanted Scott to jump ship.

Police ordered the rapper to leave the dock or be arrested. As he headed toward the boardwalk, Scott “walked backwards while shouting obscenities at the occupants of the vessel,” police said.

Scott initially obeyed the order to leave the marina, but five minutes later he returned and walked toward the boat, police said. Officers ordered him not to go, and that's when police say Scott “started yelling” and became “erratic.”

The rapper was taken into custody and, at the police station, told officers he had been drinking and said “this is Miami,” according to the police report.

In response to the misdemeanor charges against him, a written plea of ​​not guilty was submitted on Scott's behalf.

The 33-year-old rapper took to X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, after his release to simply write, “Lol.” He also shared a meme of his photo, looking like he was wearing headphones, to his Instagram Story.

A source close to Scott told ABC News that there was no physical altercation, that it was just a loud party, and that they did not suspect there would be any violence. other measures, saying it was “like getting a ticket.”

ABC News has contacted Scott's representatives for comment.

The Grammy-nominated rapper is best known for his No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits like “Sicko Mode,” “Highest in the Room” and “Franchise.”

Scott is the father of daughter Stormi, 6, and son Aire, 2, both of whom he shares with ex Kylie Jenner of “The Kardashians” fame.

Scott is expected to kick off the European leg of his “Circus Maximus Tour” next week, starting with two performances in the Netherlands on June 28 and 30.

He is then scheduled to tour across the continent in July and early August before heading to Brazil on September 13 to perform at the Rock in Rio music festival.

Scott was also involved in a fight at a nightclub where he was performing in New York on March 1, 2023, with the NYPD issuing a warrant for the star's arrest. He allegedly hit a sound engineer who worked at Club Nebula and damaged $12,000 worth of sound equipment, according to police.

Scott's lawyer, Mitchell Schuster, called it a “misunderstanding exaggerated by clickbait and misinformation.” Scott reportedly made a deal with the club and was never arrested.

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