Joe Budden Spends Night In Jail For Driving With Suspended License

Rapper arrested Tuesday afternoon in Queens, New York.

Rapper Joe Budden was arrested in Queens, New York, Tuesday afternoon for driving with a suspended license.

According to a police spokesperson, officers pulled over Budden in a current model BMW around 3 p.m. for speeding on the Clearview Expressway. He was driving 76 mph in a 50 mph zone. Police then discovered that Budden was driving with a suspended license and arrested him.

Budden remained in jail overnight and was arraigned Wednesday morning (July 14) in Queens criminal court. He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree and speeding, according to a spokesperson for the Queens district attorney. Budden paid a $300 fine and was released on his own recognizance.

The rapper recently ended a stint as host of New York's Hot 97 morning show and is currently putting the finishing touches on a new album due out in the fall.