Damon Dash was arrested Wednesday afternoon on accusations that he owed over $400,000 in little one help to 2 of his child mamas … however thankfully for him, he was capable of be rapidly launched after paying the debt off.
Dash, finest identified for founding Roc-A-Fella data alongside Jay-Z, was taken into police custody Wednesday (Nov. 20) after two felony warrants associated to the unpaid little one help had been issued for his arrest.
“We’ve been looking to arrest him since 2015,” New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito instructed Page Six.
According to 1 regulation enforcement supply, New York police have spent the previous 4 years attempting to get Dash to show himself in after he fled NYC in response to his little one help points.
Dash is accused of owing $404,000 in little one help to his ex-wife Rachel Roy and his child mama Cindy Morales, however he just lately filed court docket paperwork claiming to have zero earnings.
Bronx County Family Court issued an arrest for the hip-hop mogul in April 2015 after he was unable to pay $62,000 in little one help owed to Morales, and this yr, a Supreme Court divorce warrant was issued for Dash after he was discovered responsible of contempt of court docket and ordered to pay $342,000, Page Six reviews.
In his submitting in Manhattan federal court docket final week, Dash claimed his private earnings to be “virtually nonexistent” and mentioned his solely income stream was funds from Empire creator Lee Daniels who owes him $2 million from a movie undertaking.
Dash, who’s a father of three (two daughters with Roy, one son with Morales), additionally mentioned he was dealing with further sudden bills as a result of his present fiancée Racquel Horn’s being pregnant.
Dame instructed TMZ as he was leaving an NYC courtroom on Wednesday after paying “about a million dollars to clear one warrant,” he was met by “about 7 deputies” who reportedly “cuffed and processed” him.
From there, the officers escorted Dash to Brooklyn, the place he took care of the remainder of his debt. Per TMZ, he ended up dropping greater than $1 million to clear his title.
Last week, Dame took to social media to name TMZ “corny” for reporting that he was “broke” and couldn’t afford to pay a $2,400 debt associated to an ongoing enterprise lawsuit.
“Perfect example of how they always trying to make a strong independent black man look broke,” he wrote on Instagram.
“@tmz_tv Y’all corny for that but the agenda is clear … Keep it up … I’m gonna keep making examples of y’all by winning … y’all been saying the same sh*t for 12 years … soldiers will never understand generals … 2 different languages.”