Famous Rapper Arrested for Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment in Georgia

Ying Yang Twins rapper Deongelo Marquel “Deroc” Holmes was arrested in Gwinnet County Georgia June 1st after he allegedly drove erratically near Lawrenceville.

An arresting officer stated he saw Holmes weave across the center line several times. Gwinnet police stated that the smell of alcohol and marijuana was apparent in Holmes’ vehicle. A police report of the incident also stated that Holmes eyes appeared glazed and bloodshot.

Police searched the car and found a small amount of marijuana and Xanex. Holmes was driving with his 3 year old and 2 month old children at the time of the incident.

According to a police report Holmes admitted to drinking a few beers and smoking marijuana at a friend’s house earlier in the evening.

Holmes was charged with two counts of DUI child endangerment; two counts of DUI; possession of drug related objects; possession of marijuana; and erratic lane change. However, shortly after entering jail Holmes was released after posting $13,500 in bail.

This was not the first time Holmes had been arrested for DUI charges. This was the third time Holmes was charged with driving under the influence in Gwinnett County.

As a member of the hip-hop duo the Ying Yang Twins, Holmes experienced great success with hit singles like “Whistle While You Twurk” and “Wait”. The rap duo also appeared on the chart topping single “Get Low” with Lil’ Jon. The duo released a new album in 2009, and recently remixed a version of Justin Bieber’s song “Boyfriend”.