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Katt Williams Arrested On Assault Charges Before Portland Show

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PORTLAND, Ore (CelebrityAccess) — Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion that he assaulted a hired driver taking after a dispute about taking Williams and his dog to the Moda Center.

According to CBS News, the incident took place at Atlantic Aviation, which handles private flights at Portland International Airport, police said.

Williams, who is 47, was scheduled to perform at Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out” comedy show Friday night.

According to CBS News, the comedian, whose real name is Micah Williams, has been charged with assault in the fourth degree, and an arraignment He also was arrested for an out-of-state warrant from Georgia. He is being held at Multnomah County Jail and his bail was set at $2,500, CBS affiliate KOIN-TV reports.

A jail official and a spokesman for the district attorney’s office told CBS that they were unaware if Williams had legal representation.

Williams is currently on probation after he pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to charges that he stole a photographer’s camera.

In September, Williams was involved in an altercation with Atlanta DJ Wanda Smith in which he alleged her husband pointed a gun at him following a verbal dispute.

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