Kanye West Cleared In Paparazzi Battery Case For Red Cross Community Service
The case against Kanye West and his manager, Don Crowly, has been dismissed after charges were brought against them for allegedly smashing two photographer’s camera equipment at the Los Angeles International Airport on September 11, 2008. Kanye West originally pled not guilty in the case, as reported on HipHopRX.com.
The criminal case against rapper Kanye West and his manager have been dropped for completing 50 hours of community service for The Red Cross. This comes after West and his manager, Don Crowly, were charged with vandalism, battery and grand theft for destroying the camera equipment of two member’s of the paparazzi in September 2008.
The judge agreed to dismiss the case if West and his manager presented proof that they performed 50 hours of community service back in October. The two also agreed to attend anger management classes.
Charges were dropped on Friday (Jan. 29th) after Kanye’s attorney Blair Burk and Crowly’s attorney Shawn Chapman Holley appeared in court with proof that the two completed 50 hours of community service and the anger management course the judge recommended. Reportedly West and Crowly completed the 50 hours at the Red Cross.