SEPTEMBER 04: Dave East attends Hulu's "Wu-Tang: An American Saga" Premiere and Reception at Metrograph on September 04, 2019 in New York City.
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In the wee hours of Friday morning, the rapper known as Dave East was hauled off by the New York Police Department near the Queensbridge Houses in the Astoria section of Queens.
But then state officers report they smelled “a strong odor of marijuana and took a passenger out of the vehicle.”
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That’s when a passenger identified as East – birth name David Brewster – was accused of becoming aggressive and being “non-complaint with officers.”
A distraught woman can also be heard screaming “No, no, no, please” while another woman reminds him, “East, you gotta be to be at the funeral tomorrow.”