ATLANTA - Singer and songwriter Jacquees was arrested in the early morning hours on Thursday after he was clocked driving 116 mph, police said.
Atlanta native Jacquees, whose legal name is Rodriquez Broadnax, was driving a 2007 Bentley Continental around 3 a.m. when an officer used his speed detection device to clock the car going 116 mph on Interstate 85 Northbound.
APD arrested singer-songwriter Jacquees around 3 a.m. on May 24, 2018. Our officer conducted a traffic stop after using laser speed detection to determine car Rodriquez Broadnax was driving was going 116mph on NB I-85. Around 3 grams of marijuana was recovered during traffic stop pic.twitter.com/3lyFwfdiS0— Atlanta Police Dept (@Atlanta_Police) May 24, 2018
While the car was being pulled over police said they noticed something being thrown out of the window. Police later discovered the object thrown was marijuana and ultimately recovered of a total of 3 grams.
Authorities charged Jacquees with speeding, reckless driving, littering and possession of a controlled substance.