DJ Clue Arrested In New York City, Denies Charges
April 4, 2013 at 4:36 AM (PT)
NEW YORK deejay DJ CLUE, who has worked at both CCM+E Urban WPWR (POWER 105) and EMMIS Top 40/R WQHT (HOT 97), was arrested for drug possession and traffic violations early WEDNESDAY morning (4/3). BET reports, "CLUE, born ERNESTO SHAW, was stopped at a checkpoint in LOWER MANHATTAN and was found to be driving with a suspended license. Police searched him and discovered three pills wrapped in tin foil, according to law enforcement sources."
CLUE was taken into custody and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and aggravated unlicensed operation.
DJ Clue Denies Charges
DJ CLUE released a statement in which he said, "On APRIL 3, 2013, in downtown NEW YORK CITY, ERNESTO SHAW, a/k/a DJ CLUE, was arrested and officially charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license. Pursuant to this arrest, Mr. SHAW was not charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and did not unlawfully possess any controlled substances. Of course Mr. SHAW maintains his innocence to the charges, unequivocall
y denies knowingly operating a vehicle with a suspended license and wishes to thank all his fans for their continued support.”