Only a few months after his arrest for
Driving Under the Influence, famed rapper Ton Loc was arrested for felony Battery Domestic Violence.
Ton Loc was arrested Saturday afternoon at a Burbank, California apartment
complex, following an alleged physical altercation with the mother of
his child. As of early Sunday morning, the rapper was being held on $50,000.00
bail. Ton Loc, whose real name is Anthony Terrell Smith, is most well
known for his '80's hits "Wild Thing" and "Funky
Battery Domestic Violence is an extremely serious offense, with substantial short- and long-term
consequence. A conviction for even a first-offense Domestic Violence can
result in up to six (6) months in jail, large fines, and extensive weekly
counseling requirements. It can also negatively affect eligibility for
certain educational and/or employment opportunities, result in the loss
of the constitutional right to own or possess firearms, and have disastrous
consequences on child custody cases. A third conviction for domestic violence
can result in long MANDATORY PRISON sentences.
If you or someone you know is charged with a domestic violence related
offense, it is important that you contact a
Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer right away. A Las Vegas Criminal Lawyer can assist you in analyzing the
facts of your case, identifying appropriate defenses and developing the
most aggressive litigation strategy possible to protect your legal rights.