Rapper DMX arrested in Miami on warrant

MIAMI (AP) - December 10, 2008

The 37-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a warrant issued by a Phoenix judge after he wasn't in court Friday. Attorney Charles Kozelka says the entertainer been in and out of rehab in Florida for a couple of weeks.

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was being held at the Miami-Dade County jail. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of drug possession, identity theft and animal cruelty in Arizona.

DMX will be returned to Phoenix, where bond is set at $120,000.

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