Kanye West Booked at L.A. Police Station

1:28 PM PST 03/28/2014 by Billboard Staff, Debbie Emery
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The rapper voluntarily turned himself in for booking and fingerprinting in relation to a July 2013 incident at LAX, the LAPD confirmed with THR.

Kanye West spent a grand total of 49 minutes in police custody on Thursday.

West showed up at the LAPD station in Hollywood at 4:30 p.m. to get his mug shot taken and to get fingerprinted. He was out in less than an hour.

He "voluntarily turned himself in for booking in connection to a prior incident," a representative for the LAPD confirmed with The Hollywood Reporter.

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The rapper was required to get booked as part of his recent no contest plea deal to misdemeanor battery against a photographer at LAX airport, which occurred in July 2013.

Earlier this month, West accepted two years of probation, 24 anger management therapy sessions and 250 hours of community service -- but he gets to maintain his innocence.

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West was charged with misdemeanor counts of battery and grand theft after an altercation at LAX with photographer Daniel Ramos, who claimed West punched him in an unprovoked attack and wrestled his camera to the ground during the scuffle.

Excerpts from this story first appeared on Billboard.com

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