Rapper Coolio arrested in unpaid Vegas ticket case. Police said he was arrested in Las Vegas on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a traffic ticket almost two years ago.
It was gathered that the 48-year-old Artis Leon Ivey Jr. was a passenger in a vehicle officers stopped about 2:20 a.m. several blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip.
Ivey was sought on a warrant charging him with failure to appear on an illegal stop and driving without a license summons.
He was freed later, but his court date wasn't immediately known.
Coolio is a musician, actor and record producer best known for the song "Gangsta's Paradise."