Comedian Katt Williams arrested for assault in Portland, police say

PORTLAND, Ore. — Troubled comedian Katt Williams was arrested and charged Friday with assault.

Williams, whose real first name is Micah, had bail set at $2,500, according to jail records. .

Comedian Katt Williams arrested in Portland overnight; he's booked into Multnomah County Jail on an assault IV charge.

Posted by KATU News on Saturday, October 6, 2018


Portland police are overseeing the investigation, details of which have not been released.

Williams is a frequent cast member on the show "Wild 'N Out." The show had a live tour stop Friday in Portland, in which Williams was expected to appear.

Williams has had myriad brushes with the law over the years for physically attacking other people.