Gwinnett County

R&B singer Jacquees arrested after police say he bit woman at bar, took off in Ferrari

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Atlanta-based R&B singer and rapper Jacquees was arrested over the weekend after police said he bit a female employee at a bar near the Mall of Georgia and tried to drive away in a Ferrari.

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Police were called to the Local Tap bar which is near the mall, around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses and the victim told officers that the singer, whose real name is Rodriquez Broadnax, was being “loud and boisterous” and drunk and fighting with security.

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The victim told police Broadnax choked her and bit her on the hand.

Police found Broadnax in a nearby parking lot where he refused to cooperate and tried to run away. An officer then fired a stun gun at him and arrested him for simple battery and misdemeanor obstructing law enforcement.

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It’s unclear if Broadnax knew the victim.

Jacquees is from Decatur and is signed to Cash Money Records. He was nominated for R&B song of the year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in 2018 and for best male R&B artist at the BET Awards in 2020.

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