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Flavor Flav Pleads No Contest to DUI Charges

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 23: Rapper Flavor Flav dances in the stands during a game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Kent State Golden Flashes during the 2015 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on December 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Flavor Flav has pleaded no contest to a Las Vegas charge of driving while intoxicated, Billboard reports. The rapper, Flavor of Love star, and former chicken-and-ribs (and House of Flavor) mogul admitted having marijuana residue in his system when he was found asleep at the wheel on a side street in the City of Sin on January 25. He pleaded the same when faced with similar charges for speeding near Nevada’s McCarran International Airport on May 21. In both cases he was fined $685.

These incidents are the latest in a string of mishaps for Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. He was fined $3,600 after pleading guilty to speeding on Long Island in January 2014. Before that, he resolved felony charges for wielding a kitchen knife in a domestic dispute from October of 2012, and after finishing a domestic violence course, pled guilty to reduced misdemeanor battery charges in August 2014.