Trey Songz might be heading again to courtroom within the new yr.
The R&B star’s protection lawyer on Tuesday requested a delay in authorized proceedings stemming from an October altercation at a bowling alley on the Decrease East Aspect of Manhattan the place he allegedly struck two individuals.
The “Slow Motion” and “Mr. Steal Your Girl” singer, 38, had been issued a desk look ticket within the case, which required him to look in courtroom on Tuesday to be arraigned. However in mild of his protection counsel’s request for adjournment, the looks has been pushed again to Jan. 19, in line with a spokesperson for the Manhattan district lawyer’s workplace. (No bench warrant was issued.)
His lawyer, Mitchell Schuster, stated that he and his shopper — actual title Tremaine Aldon Neverson — have been speaking with law-enforcement officers because the “minor altercation.”
“Trey has cooperated, and continues to cooperate, with the NYPD and the New York County District Attorney’s Office regarding any complaints made by two unruly individuals at the bowling alley,” Schuster stated in a Tuesday assertion supplied to The Instances.
“Trey takes this investigation seriously and wants to assist the police to get to the bottom of events of that evening,” he stated.
Schuster added that NYPD and the Manhattan D.A. agreed to challenge the desk look ticket for Songz in order that he might voluntarily seem in courtroom to face misdemeanor expenses within the ongoing case, which Schuster stated lacked any severe accidents to the alleged victims. DATs, that are issued by an arresting officer for much less severe crimes, launch a charged particular person from custody earlier than arraignment and require the arrested particular person to look in felony courtroom on a later specified day to be arraigned.
“Trey looks forward to a thorough and orderly investigation into this complaint and is confident that once the authorities complete their review, Trey will be cleared of any wrongdoing,” Schuster stated.
In keeping with TMZ, Songz allegedly punched a lady within the face whereas inside a bowling alley toilet. The positioning additionally reported that there was a second alleged sufferer — a person who claims the entertainer punched him within the eye.
The Grammy-nominated singer turned himself in at an NYPD station in latest weeks, TMZ reported Tuesday, and he was booked, given the desk look ticket for assault and launched. The case is the newest in a spate of authorized woes which have dogged Songz, who has confronted misconduct allegations for years.
Early final month, a Los Angeles choose dismissed a $20-million lawsuit accusing him of rape after his protection group argued the criticism was not legitimate beneath a statute of limitations. The girl who introduced the case in December 2021 alleged that he sexually assaulted her on New Yr’s Day in 2018. Songz denied the allegations.
The entertainer was arrested in January 2021 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Metropolis, Mo., after he was accused of struggling with cops over complaints that he wasn’t following coronavirus protocols and different guidelines on the AFC Championship sport. However felony expenses weren’t filed, the Related Press reported.
In November 2021, former school basketball participant Dylan Gonzalez alleged that Songz raped her “at a well known Las Vegas Hotel.”
Previous to that, a lady accused the R&B performer of punching and choking her throughout a 2018 altercation at a Hollywood Hills residence. In January 2017, “Nope” actor Keke Palmer accused Songz of “sexual intimidation” after he allegedly filmed her with out her data and used the footage in one in all his music movies with out her consent.