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Rapper Ton Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

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 Cold Medina."

In Nevada, 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.