Juvenile Charged With Shoving, Threatening To Shoot Five Women

The Cash Money rapper blamed them for an overflowing bathtub, police report says.

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Cash Money rapper Juvenile has been charged with shoving and threatening to shoot five women he blamed for a water leak caused by an overflowing bathtub, according to a police report.

Juvenile (born Terius Gray) was arrested and booked Thursday on five counts of aggravated assault and three counts of simple battery, all misdemeanors, after he allegedly threatened to shoot the women and chased them out of his home in Mandeville, La. He was released after posting a $2,076 bond.

Lt. Thomas Breazeale of the Mandeville Police Department confirmed that officers were called to the scene at 4:45 a.m. on Thursday in response to a 911 call placed by one of Juvenile's neighbors.

According to a statement issued by the police, the five alleged victims told officers on the scene that they were from New Orleans and that Juvenile picked them up to serve as dancers at his housewarming party.

When water began leaking from the kitchen ceiling at Juvenile's residence, the rapper discovered that it was caused by an overflowing bathtub upstairs, according to the statement.

The women claim Juvenile became upset and believed that they were somehow responsible. He then became physically and verbally abusive toward the women, according to the statement, shoving three of them to the floor and threatening to shoot them. But no one claimed to have seen a gun, and arresting officers did not discover a gun in the house.

After threatening the women, Juvenile then armed himself with what appeared to be an ice pick and chased them outside of the house, according to the statement. The women then fled to a neighboring home, where the neighbor phoned the authorities.

If convicted, the rapper could face up to six months' confinement or a $1,000 fine for each count of aggravated assault and an additional six months and a $500 fine on each count of simple battery. Juvenile's next scheduled appearance, to answer the charges, is set for Sept. 11 at St. Tammany Parish.

— Elon Johnson, with additional reporting by David Basham